FOAM(er) of the Year Award

Purpose of Award: This is an award to recognize a resident’s contribution to resident education. We aim to reward you, an EMRA member, for all of your commitment to free open access medical (FOAM) education. The reward acknowledges your websites, wikipages, Twitter pages, podcasts, or any other medium you use to educate others without cost. Not only will this award highlight your educational tool, it will inspire all residents to contribute to this digital movement. 

Application Process:  Complete and submit the project proposal form  describing your project, its goals and its potential effects (in detail) and relevant quantitative data (such as retweets, hits, views etc.) In addition, please include your curriculum vitae (for group submissions, all CV’s should be attached) and a letter of support from a faculty member within your residency program.

Eligibility: Resident must be a current EMRA member 
Selection Criteria: Awards will be judged on the quality, novelty,and relevance of the project. We are looking for projects that are ambitious, unique, and are capable of improving our emergency medicine practice.

Award: $500
Application Deadline: July 15
Award Date: Fall Meeting
Date of Inception: Fall 2014

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