EMRA MedWAR

 

EMRA Event at ACEP17!

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It's a Wilderness Medicine Adventure Race and it's coming to Washington, D.C. in conjunction with ACEP17! Hosted by the EMRA Wilderness Division in collaboration with the ACEP Wilderness Medicine Section, about 12 plus miles, plus bonus stations of wilderness medicine and adventure racing with unique events that will teach and test wilderness survival and medical skills. 

 

When and Where 

Wednesday, November 1 from 8am - 4pm 
Seneca Creek State Park, 24 miles from Washington, D.C. 

 

When all teams have finished the course, we will gather at the end for a post-event meal, team photographs and a brief awards ceremony. Don's miss this! You never know who might show up! After the ceremony, transportation back to the Marriott Marquis Hotel will be provided. 

Team Information

• The fee for participation is $100 per team member. Fee includes round trip to Seneca Creek State Park from the Marriott Marquis Hotel, commemorative t-shirt; post-race meal; a lifetime of memories and unique medical training. 

• Each team must be comprised of three team members. All team members must be a paid EMRA member - medical student, resident or fellow. 

How to Participate

• Each team must complete this form to enter the EMRA MedWar lottery.

• A lottery will be held on July 15, 2017. The 12 winning teams will be notified by email and will be required to confirm their participation within 72 hours of notification. If a team does NOT confirm, they forfeit their spot and another team will be selected through a lottery.

• Want to volunteer? Sign up here

What Do Teams Bring?  

• Each team member must pack his/her backpack with food, water and medical supplies anticipated for the competition. A list of required equipment will be sent to selected teams after the lottery drawing.  

What Does EMRA Provide? 

• Transportation to and from the event. Bus picks up competitors at Marriott Marquis Hotel

• Post-event meal

Awards 

First Place: 

• Each team winning member will receive the two-volume set of "Auerbach's Wilderness Medicine, 7th edition" donated by Elsevier and autographed by Dr. Paul Auerbach, a world-renowned authority on wilderness medicine. This book helps you quickly and decisively manage medical emergencies i any wilderness or other austere setting. 

• A modern-day EMRA engraved insulated tumbler. Looks as nice on the mantle as a commemorative souvenir as it is useful as a container for  "drink-on-the-go!"

• A first-place medal

Second Place: 

• A modern-day EMRA engraved insulated tumbler. Looks as nice on the mantle as a commemorative souvenir as it is useful as a container for  "drink-on-the-go!"

• A second-place medal

Third Place: 

• A modern-day EMRA engraved insulated tumbler. Looks as nice on the mantle as a commemorative souvenir as it is useful as a container for  "drink-on-the-go!"

• A third-place medal

 

EMRA MedWAR
The Competing Teams: 
University of Utah (#UtahEM)
Florida Hospital East Orlando (East the Beast)
Einstein Philadelphia
Mt. Sinai (Team Sianide)
Stanford University (Wild Things) 
Lakeland Health (Mancini's Mistakes) 
Madigan Army Medical Center (Team Rambo)
Doctors Hospital (DHEM 1) 
Virginia Commonwealth University (Fibromyalgia Storm) 
Staten Island University Hospital (BAER Attack) 
Scott & White EM (Texas Curanderos)
Johns Hopkins University SOM (MSII's)

Supported by:
Gaumard 230 Logo Seneca Creek Park
11950 Clopper Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

 

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