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Chapter 1. Choosing EM

  1. American College of Emergency Physicians. 50 years of EM. 2018. https://www.acep.org/who-we-are/50Years/. Accessed October 22, 2018.
  2. Marcozzi D, Carr B, Liferidge A, Baehr N, Browne B. (2018). Trends in the Contribution of Emergency Departments to the Provision of Hospital-Associated Health Care in the USA. Int J Health Services. 2018;48(2): 267–288. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020731417734498.
  3. Augustine JJ. Long-Term Trends in Emergency Department Visits, Patient Care Highlighted in National Reports. ACEP Now. Published January 11, 2017. https://www.acepnow.com/article/long-term-trends-emergency-department-visits-patient-carehighlighted-national-reports/?singlepage=1.
  4. Morganti KG, Bauhoff S, Blanchard JC, Abir M, Iyer N, Smith A et al. The Evolving Role of Emergency Departments in the United States. RAND Health, 2013. https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR280.html.
  5. Lin MP, Baker O, Richardson LD, Schuur JD. Trends in Emergency Department Visits and Admission Rates Among US Acute Care Hospitals. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(12):1708-1710. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2706174.
  6. Lex J. EM Mindset — Joe Lex — Thinking Like An Emergency Physician. emDocs. July 11, 2016. http://www.emdocs.net/emmindset-joe-lex-thinking-like-an-emergency-physician/#_edn7. Accessed October 22, 2018.
  7. Shanafelt TD, Boone S, Tan L, et al. Burnout and satisfaction with work-life balance among US physicians relative to the general US population. Arch Intern Med. 2012;172(18):1377-1385.
  8. Dyrbye LN, Burke SE, Hardeman RR, Herrin J, Wittlin NM, Yeazel M et al. Association of Clinical Specialty With Symptoms of Burnout and Career Choice Regret Among US Resident Physicians. JAMA. 2018;320(11):1114-1130. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2702870.

Chapter 2. The Preclinical Years

  1. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: U.S. Allopathic Seniors. July 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Seniors.pdf.
  2. CORD Advising Students Committee for Emergency Medicine. Emergency Medicine Medical Student Planner. 2018. https://www.cordem.org/globalassets/files/committees/student-advising/_2018-satf-general-medical-student-planner.docx.pdf.
  3. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. Student-Resident Mentorship Program. https://www.emra.org/students/advising-resources/student-resident-mentorship-program/.
  4. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: Senior Students of U.S. Osteopathic Medical Schools, 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Osteo.pdf.
  5. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: International Medical Graduates, 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-IMGs.pdf.
  6. National Resident Matching Program Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program DirectorSurvey. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.
  7. Giordano C, Hutchinson D, Peppler R. A Predictive Model for USMLE Step 1 Scores. Cureus. 2016;8(9):e769.
  8. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. (2018). [CORD SATF Advising Addenda Study]. Unpublished raw data.
  9. Murphy, Brendan. DO and MD Licensing Exams Should Be Viewed Equally, Says AMA. American Medical Association, 14 Nov. 2018, www.ama-assn.org/residents-students/match/do-and-md-licensing-exams-should-be-viewed-equally-says-ama.
  10. Weizberg M, Kass D, Husain A, Cohen J, Hahn B. Should Osteopathic Students Applying to Allopathic Emergency Medicine Programs Take the USMLE Exam? West J Emerg Med. 2014; 15(1):101–106.
  11. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria : An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  12. Stobart-Gallagher M, O’Connell A. Preparing Osteopathic Students for the Single Graduate Medical Education Accreditation System: Evaluating Factors for Match Success in Emergency Medicine. West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(5):820-824.

Chapter 3. Third Year/Planning for Fourth

  1. National Resident Matching Program Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program Director Survey. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.
  2. Bhat R, Takenaka K, Levine B, et al. Predictors of a Top Performer During Emergency Medicine Residency. J Emerg Med. 2015;49(4):505-512.
  3. Breyer MJ, Sadosty A, Biros M. Factors Affecting Candidate Placement on an Emergency Medicine Residency Program’s Rank Order. West J Emerg Med. 2012;13(6):458-462.
  4. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. (2018). [CORD SATF Advising Addenda Study]. Unpublished raw data.
  5. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EMRA Match. https://webapps.acep.org/utils/spa/match#/search/map. Accessed August 20, 2018.
  6. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: U.S. Allopathic Seniors, 2nd ed. July 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Seniors.pdf.
  7. Lee AS, Chang L, Feng E, Helf S. Reliability and Validity of Conversion Formulas Between Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States Level 1 and United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1. J Grad Med Educ. 2014;6(2):280-283.
  8. Sarko J, Svoren E, Katz E. COMLEX-1 and USMLE-1 Are Not Interchangeable Examinations. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17(2):218-220.
  9. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria: An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  10. Love JN, Smith J, Weizberg M, et al. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors’ Standardized Letter of Recommendation: The Program Director’s Perspective. Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(6):680-687.
  11. King K, Kass K. What do they want from us? A survey of EM program directors on EM application criteria. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(1):126-128.

Chapter 4. Finding Your Fit: Learning the Landscape of EM

  1. Jarou Z, Ochsenbein S, Franzen D, Fairbrother H, Kellogg A. CORD Research Abstracts 2016: Do Students Have Access to the Data They Desire When Selecting an Emergency Medicine Residency Program? West J Emerg Med. 2016; 17:S10-11.
  2. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EMRA Match. https://webapps.acep.org/utils/spa/match#/search/map.
  3. National Resident Matching Program. Results of the 2017 NRMP Applicant Survey. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Applicant-Survey-Report-2017.pdf.
  4. Koehler TJ, Goodfellow J, Davis AT, Spybrook J, vanSchagen JE, Schuh L. Predicting In-State Workforce Retention After Graduate Medical Education Training. J Grad Med Educ. 2017;9(1):73-78.
  5. Jarou Z, Sayers J. Geographic Trends in the DO/IMG EM Match. CORD Academic Assembly, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 2017. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(5.1). https://escholarship.org/uc/item/92v5j9x4.
  6. Gottlieb M, Arno K, Kuhns M, Chan TM. Distribution of Clinical Rotations Among Emergency Medicine Residency Programs in the United States. Acad Emerg Med. 2018;2(4):288-292.
  7. Fortenberry K, Knox J, Van Hala S. What Do Residents Want for Burnout Prevention? … Time. Acad Med. 2018;93(3):343-344.
  8. Levy S. Medscape Residents Salary & Debt Report 2018. Published July 18, 2018. https://www.medscape.com/slideshow/2018-residents-salary-debt-report-6010044?src=WNL_physrep_180718_ressalary2018_13&uac=22676MY&impID=1687730.
  9. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. ACGME Common Program Requirements (Residency), 2019. https://www.acgme.org/Portals/0/PFAssets/ProgramRequirements/CPRResidency2019.pdf.
  10. Geyer BC, Kaji AH, Katz ED, Jones AE, Bebarta VS. A National Evaluation of the Scholarly Activity Requirement in Residency Programs: A Survey of Emergency Medicine Program Directors. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22(11):1337-1344.
  11. Regan L, Stahmer S, Nyce A, Nelson BP, Moscati R, Gisondi MA, Hopson LR. Scholarly Tracks in Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17(s2):S87-S94.
  12. EM Coalition. Letter to Nate Gross, MD, Doximity. https://www.cordem.org/globalassets/files/board/adv.--positionstatements/doximity-letter.pdf. Sept. 12, 2014.
  13. CORD Abstracts 2015. Effect of Doximity Residency Rankings on Residency Applicants’ Program Choices. West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(6):889-893.
  14. Peterson WJ, Hopson LR, Khandelwal S, et al. Impact of Doximity residence rankings on emergency medicine applicant rank lists. West J Emerg Med. 2016;17(3):350-354.

Chapter 5. Applying for Away Rotations

  1. National Resident Matching Program, Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program Director Survey. https://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.
  2. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria: An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  3. King K, Kass K. What do they want from us? A survey of EM program directors on EM application criteria. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(1):126-128.
  4. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EMRA Match. https://webapps.emra.org/utils/spa/match#/search/map. Accessed November 6, 2018.
  5. National Resident Matching Program. Results of the 2017 NRMP Applicant Survey by Preferred Specialty and Applicant Type. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Applicant-Survey-Report-2017.pdf.
  6. Gordon D, Wallenstein J. Away Rotations: Addressing and Navigating the Chaos. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors, 2018 Academic Assembly, San Antonio, TX.
  7. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. (2018). [CORD SATF Advising Addenda Study]. Unpublished raw data.

Chapter 6. Crush Your EM Clerkships, Secure Your SLOEs

  1. Chinai SA, Guth T, Lovell E, Epter M. Taking Advantage of the Teachable Moment: A Review of Learner-Centered Clinical Teaching Models. West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(1):28-34.
  2. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria : An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  3. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: U.S. Allopathic Seniors. July 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Seniors.pdf.
  4. Lutfy-Clayton L, Morrissey T, Pelletier-Bui A, et al. The Emergency Medicine Applying Guide. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Advising Students Committee in Emergency Medicine. 2018.
  5. Jung J, Franzen D, Lawson L, et al. The National Clinical Assessment Tool for Medical Students in the Emergency Department (NCAT-EM). West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(1):66-74.

Chapter 7. Building Your ERAS Application

  1. Association of American Medical Colleges. 2019 ERAS MyERAS Residency User Guide. https://aamc-orange.global.ssl.fastly.net/production/media/filer_public/ac/f5/acf5c46e-6894-4a47-9511-732bcda9d900/eras_2019_-_myeras_residency_user_guide_web.pdf.
  2. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria : An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  3. Olson DP, Oatts JT, Fields BG, Huot SJ. The residency application abyss: insights and advice. Yale J Biol Med. 2011;84(3):195-202.
  4. National Resident Matching Program, Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program Director Survey. https://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.
  5. Love JN, Smith J, Weizberg M, et al. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors’ Standardized Letter of Recommendation: The Program Director’s Perspective. Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(6):680-687.
  6. King K, Kass K. What do they want from us? A survey of EM program directors on EM application criteria. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(1):126-128.
  7. Hillman E, Lutfy-Clayton L, Desai S, Kellogg A, Zhang XC, Hu K, Hess J. Student-Advising Recommendations from the Council of Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(1):93-96.
  8. Lutfy-Clayton L, Morrissey T, Pelletier-Bui A, et al. The Emergency Medicine Applying Guide. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Advising Students Committee in Emergency Medicine. 2018.
  9. Lutfy-Clayton L, Morrissey T, Thibodeau L, Pelletier-Bui A, Hillman E. The Emergency Medicine Applicants FAQ. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Advising Students Committee in Emergency Medicine. 2018.
  10. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EMRA Match. https://webapps.acep.org/utils/spa/match#/search/map.
  11. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EMRA Match. https://webapps.acep.org/utils/spa/match#/search/map.
  12. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: U.S. Allopathic Seniors. July 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Seniors.pdf.
  13. Jarou Z, Karl E, Alker A, et al. Factors Affecting Standardized Video Interview Performance: Preparation Elements and the Testing Environment. EM Resident. 2018;45(2):30-32.
  14. White M. The Standardized Video Interview: Does It Help or Hurt? SAEM Annual Meeting; 2018 May 16; Indianapolis, IN.
  15. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. (2018). [CORD SATF Advising Addenda Study]. Unpublished raw data.
  16. Weizberg M, Kass D, Husain A, Cohen J, Hahn B. Should Osteopathic Students Applying to Allopathic Emergency Medicine Programs Take the USMLE Exam? West J Emerg Med. 2014; 15(1):101-106.
  17. Sarko J, Svoren E, Katz E. COMLEX-1 and USMLE-1 Are Not Interchangeable Examinations. Acad Emerg Med. 2010;17(2):218-220.
  18. Lee AS, Chang L, Feng E, Helf S. Reliability and Validity of Conversion Formulas Between Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States Level 1 and United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1. J Grad Med Educ. 2014;6(2):280-283.

Chapter 8. Apply Smarter, Not Harder: Understand Your Competitiveness

  1. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: U.S. Allopathic Seniors. July 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Seniors.pdf.
  2. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: Senior Students of U.S. Osteopathic MedicalSchools, 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Osteo.pdf.
  3. Association of American Medical Colleges. Apply smart in emergency medicine: new data to consider. https://www.aamc.org/cim/478994/applysmartem.html.
  4. National Resident Matching Program. Results and Data: 2018 Main Residency Match®. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Main-Match-Result-and-Data-2018.pdf.
  5. National Resident Matching Program Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program Director Survey. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.
  6. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. (2018). [CORD SATF Advising Addenda Study]. Unpublished raw data.
  7. Harmouche E, Goyal N, Pinawin A, Nagarwala J, Bhat R. USMLE Scores Predict Success in ABEM Initial Certification: A Multicenter Study. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(3):544-549.
  8. Love JN, Smith J, Weizberg M, et al. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors’ Standardized Letter of Recommendation: The Program Director’s Perspective. Acad Emerg Med. 2014;21(6):680-687.
  9. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria : An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  10. King K, Kass K. What do they want from us? A survey of EM program directors on EM application criteria. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(1):126-128.
  11. Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association. EMRA Match. https://webapps.acep.org/utils/spa/match#/search/map.
  12. Lutfy-Clayton L, King K, Gordon D. 2017. Can we at least get some guidelines here? CDEM Student Advising Task Force Didactic. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Academic Assembly. April 27, 2017.
  13. Rimple D, Van Meter M. “Advising to Match.” CORD Academic Assembly. New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA, April 2014. [Published by Jarou Z, Kellogg, A. EM Resident. December 2014/January 2015. https://www.emra.org/emresident/article/diagnosing-the-match-trends-in-the-applicant-selection-process/]
  14. AAMC. Preliminary Data (ERAS 2019). https://www.aamc.org/services/eras/stats/359278/stats.html.
  15. AAMC. 2017 Program Director Survey: Current Practices in Residency Selection. Figure 2: Does your program use filters or minimum thresholds (eg, USMLE Step 1 scores, state residency) when selecting applicants to interview? https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/optimizinggme/transitiontoresidency/469010/chart1.html.

Chapter 9. Interview Season Logistics

  1. National Resident Matching Program Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program Director Survey. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.
  2. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: U.S. Allopathic Seniors. July 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Seniors.pdf.
  3. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: Senior Students of U.S. Osteopathic Medical Schools, 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-Osteo.pdf.
  4. National Resident Matching Program. Charting Outcomes in the Match: International Medical Graduates, 2018. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Charting-Outcomes-in-the-Match-2018-IMGs.pdf.
  5. Van dermark JT, Wald DA, Corker JR, Reid DG. Financial Implications of the Emergency Medicine Interview Process. AEM Educ Train. 2017;1(1):60-69.
  6. Blackshaw AM, Watson SC, Bush JS. The Cost and Burden of the Residency Match in Emergency Medicine. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(1):169-173.
  7. Overton DT. Advice for Emergency Medicine Applicants. http://med.wmich.edu/sites/default/files/Advice%20for%20Emergency%20Medicine%20Applicants%202017.pdf.

Chapter 10. Making the Most of Interview Day

  1. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria : An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  2. Love JN, Howell JM, Hegarty CB, et al. Factors that influence medical student selection of an emergency medicine residency program: implications for training programs. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(4):455-460.
  3. National Resident Matching Program. Match Communication Code of Conduct. http://www.nrmp.org/communication-codeof-conduct/. Accessed September 15, 2018.
  4. Yarris LM, Deiorio NM, Gaines SS. Emergency Medicine Residency Applicants’ Perceptions about Being Contacted after Interview Day. West J Emerg Med. 2010;11(5):474-478.
  5. Jena AB, Arora VM, Hauer KE, et al. The prevalence and nature of postinterview communications between residency programs and applicants during the match. Acad Med. 2012;87(10):1434-1442.
  6. Thurman RJ, Katz E, Carter W, Han J, Kayala E, McCoin N, Storrow AB. Emergency Medicine Residency Applicant Perceptions of Unethical Recruiting Practices and Illegal Questioning in the Match. Acad Emerg Med. 2009;16(6):550-557.

Chapter 11. Preparing Your Rank List

  1. Medium. How Long Does the Residency Match Algorithm Take to Run? 2015. https://medium.com/@vishnuravi/how-longdoes-the-residency-match-algorithm-take-to-run-c38c06cd4d57.
  2. National Resident Matching Program. Results and Data: 2018 Main Residency Match. 2018:49. https://mk0nrmpcikgb8jxyd19h.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Main-Match-Result-and-Data-2018.pdf.
  3. National Resident Matching Program. Interactive Charting Outcomes in the Match. http://www.nrmp.org/interactive-chartingoutcomes-in-the-match/.
  4. National Resident Matching Program. Ranking Residency Programs. http://www.nrmp.org/ranking-residency-programs/.Accessed September 15, 2018.

Chapter 12. What If I Don’t Match?

  1. National Resident Matching Program. Results and Data: 2018 Main Residency Match. https://mk0nrmpcikgb8jxyd19h.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Main-Match-Result-and-Data-2018.pdf.
  2. Liang M, Curtin LS, Signer MM, Savoia MC. Unmatched U.S. Allopathic Seniors in the 2015 Main Residency Match: A Study of Applicant Behavior, Interview Selection, and Match Outcome. Acad Med. 2017;92(7):991-997.
  3. Negaard M, Assimacopoulos E, Harland K, Van Heukelom J. Emergency Medicine Residency Selection Criteria : An Update and Comparison. AEM Educ Train. 2018;2(2):146-153.
  4. Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Student Advising Task Force. (2018). [CORD SATF Advising Addenda Study]. Unpublished raw data.
  5. National Resident Matching Program Data Release and Research Committee. Results of the 2018 NRMP Program Director Survey. http://www.nrmp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/NRMP-2018-Program-Director-Survey-for-WWW.pdf.