EMRA Medical Student Forum

The EMRA Medical Student Forum is a half-day session held both in the spring and the fall geared to EM-bound medical students.  Lectures offer evidenced-based advising to help you match in emergency medicine. 

EMRA Spring Medical Student Forum

The EMRA Medical Student Forum brings together program directors, interns who just matched in EM, and faculty to answer questions specific to your phase in training. General sessions answer big-picture topics, and breakout sessions per year to target exactly where you are in your training.

FREE to EMRA Medical Student Members! 

When:  Saturday, March 7, 2020 : 8a - 11:45a

Where: Westin Times Square, NYC

In Collaboration with AllNYCEM and NY ACEP

Only the first 250 registered can attend!  Registration Required

Free for EMRA Members / $75 for non-members

EMRA Medical Student Forum event is free for members (and $75 for non-members), and registration is required. 

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Join EMRA for only $60/year and receive great benefits!  New medical student members receive our infamous new member kit filled with on-shift resources like the EMRA Antibiotic Guide, EM Fundamentals, Airway Card and more!  EMRA members also receive complimentary access to EMRAP, EMedHome, EB Medicine, Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine and more!

After you join, make sure to register for the EMRA Medical Student Forum to reserve your free spot.

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Welcome CORD Academic Assembly Parents and Kiddos

CORD, in partnership with EMRA, is pleased to offer a $400 credit/refund to attendees that purchase in-room childcare services during education hours of the 2020 CORD Academic Assembly.  

More Info and Providers

CORD Academic Assembly 2020 

New York

EMRA Spring Medical Student Forum (Westin Times Square)

Saturday, March 7

7a - 11:45a

Event Name
7a - 8a
Registration Opens
Westin Times Square
8a - 8:15a
Welcome and Introductions
8:15a - 9:30a
Program Director Panel + Q&A
: Dr. Bo Burns, University of Oklahoma
 - Dr. Burns also serves on the Board of the Council of Residency Directors in EM and is the CORD Board liaison to EMRA.
: Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD -
Assistant Program Director, Cooper Medical
School of Rowan University
: Al’ai Alvarez, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
- Assistant Program Director, Stanford
: George Willis, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
- Assistant Program Director/Clerkship Director, University of Maryland
: Anant Patel, DO, FACEP
- Assistant Program Director, John Peter Smith Health Network
: Liza Smith, MD
- Assistant Program Director/Clerkship Director,
9:45a - 11:15a
EMRA Medical Student Breakouts
: Katia Lugo, MD, FACEP - Clerkship Director, Advent Health
Josh Easter, MD, MSc, FACEP - Director of Student Advising, University of Virginia
MSIII Session #1
: Ronnie Ren, MD - Medical Education Fellow, UMMS-Baystate Medical Center
: Molly Estes, MD, FAAEM - Clerkship Director, Loma Linda University
MSIII Session #2
: Shannon Moffett, MD, FACEP - Clerkship Director, Rutgers New Jersey
: Faroukh Mehkri, DO, AEMT, Police Officer - Senior Resident, UCONN Emergency Medicine
: LTC Daniel Schwartz, MD, FS, FACEP, FAEMS - Medical Director, STORM Tactical Medical Education Program Center of Operational Medicine, Medical College of Georgia
: Karina Sanchez, MD - Senior Resident, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
NYC Program
Topic and Presenters
Timeline and Overview
: Geoffrey Jara-Almonte, MD - Assistant Residency Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
What to Look for in a Program
: Mark Curato, DO - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
How to Set-up Your Away Rotation and Succeed
: Sally Bogoch, MD - Assistant Program Director, Maimonides Medical Center
How to get Your Letters Written and Who Should Write Them
: Mark Silverberg, MD - Professor of Clinical EM, Kings County Hospital/SUNY Downstate, Brooklyn
11:30a - 11:45a
Closing Remarks and Adjourn