EMRA Leadership Academy

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The EMRA Leadership Academy is a leadership/professional development program and virtual community for emerging leaders in emergency medicine.

What is the EMRA and ACEP Leadership Academy?

A one-year progressive self-development experience that includes:

  • Ten monthly interactive online sessions, each focused on a different leadership skill. Faculty will include both physicians and non-medical thought leaders.
  • Two in-person events hosted at ACEP and CORD to promote team-building activities and develop communication skills.
  • Opportunity for growth, reflection, and personal improvement while interacting and meeting with national and international leaders and thinkers.
  • Access to the official EMRA Leadership Academy online community focusing on discussion about the different topics, idea sharing, project brainstorming, and national collaboration
  • Unique, in-person team building events at the CORD and ACEP conferences.
  • Completion of a capstone project utilizing your newly-honed skills.

Registration and Information

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Important Dates:

  • Class of 2021 Applications Open : November 1, 2019
  • Class of 2021 Applications Close : December 31, 2019
  • Selections : January 2 - 10, 2020
  • Notifications : Week of January 13, 2020
  • CORD AA 2020 / New York
    (Class of 2020 Graduation / 2021 Kickoff)
    March 8-11, 2020 (Specific date TBD)
  • ACEP SA 2020 / Dallas
    October 26 - 29, 2020 (Specific date TBD)
  • CORD AA 2021 (2021 Graduation / 2022 Kickoff) : TBD

Graduation Requirements

  • Maintenance of EMRA membership
  • Attendance at 75% of Leadership Academy virtual and in-person sessions
  • Completion of a capstone project



Greg Tanquary at membershipdir@emra.org 

Cathey Wise at 469.499.0150 or at cwise@emra.org