EMRA Medical Student Forum

EMRA Virtual Spring Medical Student Forum
Saturday, March 4

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.

When: Saturday, March 4, 2023 9:30am - 12:00pm Central

FREE to EMRA Medical Student Members!  

Fall 2022 Sessions and Breakouts here

Saturday, March 4 - 9:30am - 12pm CT via ZOOM

Time
Event Name
 
9:30am
Welcome, Housekeeping & Introduce Plenary

Speakers:
Jessica Adkins Murphy, MD - EMRA President

 
9:35am
Brief Address of Workforce

Speakers:
Jessica Adkins Murphy, MD - EMRA President

 
9:40am
Program Director Panel + Q&A

Objectives:

  • Discuss how to succeed on away rotations. What makes students stand out (for reasons both good and bad)?
  • What makes a good EM applicant?
  • Discuss best practices in the residency application process including ERAS preparation/submission, etc.
  • Applications changes this year- talk about signaling and new e-SLOE format
  • Questions from audience/prepolled

Moderator:

Speakers:

 
10:40am
Break and transition to EMRA Medical Student Breakouts (Zoom Breakout Rooms)
 
10:45am
MSI/II Breakout Session

Objectives:

  • Detail the advantages, disadvantages, expectations, and career opportunities available within emergency medicine (EM).
  • Provide advice about how to prioritize/balance academics, research, extracurricular activities, and other commitments during the first two years of medical school.
  • Discuss the importance of mentorship and advising the EM-bound medical student.

Presenters:

 
10:45am
MSIII - Breakout Session - Allopathic

Objectives:

  • Detail the advantages, disadvantages, expectations, and career opportunities available within emergency medicine (EM).
  • Provide advice about how to excel in clinical rotations, how to relate these to work in the ED.
  • Go over general expectations of applying to/matching in EM - i.e. aways, SLOEs, step 1 and 2.
  • Give a timeframe of when students should start looking at and applying to aways as well as what might help them secure a position at an away.

Presenters:

 
10:45am
MSIII - Breakout Session - Osteopathic

Objectives:

  • Detail the advantages, disadvantages, expectations, and career opportunities available within emergency medicine (EM).
  • Provide advice about how to excel in clinical rotations, how to relate these to work in the ED.
  • Go over general expectations of applying to/matching in EM - i.e. aways, SLOEs, step 1 and 2.
  • Give a timeframe of when students should start looking at and applying to aways as well as what might help them secure a position at an away.
  • How to stand out as an osteopathic applicant

Presenters:

 
10:45am
MSIV - Breakout Session - Allopathic & Osteopathic

Objectives:

  • Discuss how to prepare for the emergency medicine virtual interview, including program research and question development.
  • Learn how to critically assess a program during a virtual interview and what elements are important to consider when ranking programs.
  • Advise on appropriateness of reaching out to programs particularly as it relates to upcoming Residency Program Fair
  • Provide guidance on appropriate interview follow-up and post-interview communication.

Presenters:

 
10:45am
International - Breakout Session - All

Objectives:

  • Detail the advantages, disadvantages, expectations, and career opportunities available within emergency medicine (EM).
  • Discuss best practices for international applicants seeking to apply for U.S.-based EM away rotations and residency programs.
  • Go over general expectations of applying to/matching in EM - i.e. aways, SLOEs, step 1 and 2
  • Address ways to stand out as an International applicant

Presenters:

 
 
12:00pm
Adjourn
 

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