EMRA Case-Con

See Zebras at Case-Con at ACEP

You know that puzzling case that has intrigued you since you started medical school? How about tackling a little research and presenting it at Case-Con! Students and residents come together to present interesting emergency medicine cases.

Medical Student Case-con presentations: Sunday - October 25, 2020
Resident Case-Con presentaitons: Tuesday - October 27, 2020

See Last Years Winners and Abstracts

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Abstract submission: July 15, 2020
  • Selection process: July 16, 2020 - July 31, 2020 
  • Notification of abstract selection: August 3, 2020 
  • Deadline for poster draft: October 1, 2020

What is Case-Con?

Case-Con is a poster presentation contest of interesting/notable emergency medicine cases. Presentations will include a 5-minute presentation followed by 2 minutes of group discussion. Presentations will be judged by a panel of EM residents and faculty. Three winners will be selected from each group of students and residents.

Wanna Judge?

Senior residents are needed to select abstracts and score presentations at ACEP Scientific Assembly.

What Do I Do?

Step by step guide to participating in Case-Con.

Submit Your Abstract Today

Guide for Presenters

  • Authors are asked to submit a word document (3000 character limit) with a description of their proposed case presentation.
  • Subtitles to include:
    • Introduction
    • Case Description
    • Discussion (with notable learning points)
    • Conclusion
  • Authors selected for case presentation will then submit a .pdf version of their case presentation poster.
  • Presentations will be judged based on the Case-Con Rubric.

Judging Abstracts

Abstract submissions and presentation rubrics will be used to select abstracts for the competition and during the competition by the judges.

Topics of Interest

  • Uncommon presentations of common illnesses
  • Interesting (de-identified) clinical pictures
  • Any case that you think has an interesting teaching point
  • Novel treatments / techniques