EMRA Virtual Medical Student Forum

The EMRA Medical Student Forum brings together program directors 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, September 7, 2024 9:30am - 12:00pm Central

FREE to EMRA Medical Student Members!

High-Yield Hangouts

Virtual interviews, in-person second looks, preference signaling, SLOEs - need some targeted, clear guidance? Your peers on the EMRA Medical Student Council tackle those questions in high-yield Hangouts. Check out some key advice:

5 Tips for Effective Virtual Interviews

Dr Hughes and Dr Burns offer 5 tips for effective virtual interviews for EM-bound medical students, residents, and fellows.

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA
EMRA President
PGY-4, Chief Resident 2020-2021
University of Cincinnati

Bo Burns, DO, FACEP
George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Emergency Medicine
Professor Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
CORD Board of Directors

July 23, 2020

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Information You Can Use

Discover where you fit in and how you can make a difference

Research Resources

Looking for ideas on how to get started, or need funding for a project.

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Clinical Apps for EM

Free apps you will use every day!

EM:RAP

A monthly audio series - free to EMRA Student members.

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June 4, 2020 | TOPIC: "COVID Recap: Current Recommendations for EM Applicants”

Fiona Gallahue, MD, FACEP
President, Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD)
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine

Julianna Jung, MD
President, Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM)
Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA
EMRA President
PGY-3, Chief Resident 2020-2021
University of Cincinnati

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May 28, 2020 | TOPIC: “COVID’s Impact for Osteopathic and International Medical Students”

Scott Plasner, DO, FACOEP, FACOI, FAAEM
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency
Co-Program Director, Combined Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine Residency
Jefferson Health Northeast

Dorian Alexander, MD
Residency Program Director
Vice Chair of Academics
Department of Emergency Medicine
Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center

Priyanka Lauber, DO
Current EMRA Board of Directors
Editor in Chief - EM Resident
Former PACEP Board of Directors (Pennsylvania ACEP)
Residency: Lehigh Valley Health Network, PGY3- class of 2021
Medical school: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine - Class of 2017

Karina Sanchez, MD
Current EMRA Speaker of the Council
Incoming Faculty, Kern Medical
Residency: Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center
Medical school: Ross University School of Medicine

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April 16, 2020 | TOPIC: "COVID’s Impact on EM Residency Applications”

Bo Burns, DO, FACEP
George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine
CORD Board of Directors

Ronnie Kuo Ren, MD
Medical Education Fellow, Emergency Medicine
UMass - Baystate Medical Center
Co-Lead for Away Rotation Advising at CORD Advising Students Committee (ASC-EM)

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA
EMRA President
PGY-3, Chief Resident 2020-2021
University of Cincinnati

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April 9, 2020 | TOPIC: "COVID's Implications on Away Rotations."

J.V. Nable, MD
Clerkship Director, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Physician
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Robbie Paulsen, MD
Clerkship Director, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Physician
University of Cincinnati

Hannah Hughes, MD, MBA
EMRA President
PGY-3, Chief Resident 2020-2021

University of Cincinnati

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February 7, 2019 : TOPIC: "Do Your Titers! And Other Timely VSAS Advice”

Ronnie Kuo Ren, MD
Medical Education Fellow, EM UMass - Baystate Medical Center
Co-lead for CORD Advising Students Committee (ASC-EM)
VSAS/Away Rotaion Subcommittee 

David Charles Gordon, MD
Duke University
Associate Residency Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program 
Medical Undergraduate Education Director
Associate Professor of Surgery

Sarah Ring, MS4
University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine
EMRA Medical Student Council Chair

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TOPIC: "The VSLO/VSAS Program & Securing Away Rotations"

Shanaz Sulejmanovic, M.Ed
Program Manager
AAMC Visiting Students Learning Opportunities (VSLO)

Lind J. Villamar, MD, MPH
Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director University of New Meexico
Associate Professor

Aadil Vora, MS4
EMRA -MSC Osteopathic Coordinator

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TOPIC: "The VSAS Process and Away Rotations”

Michael Takacs, MD, FAAEM, FACEP

Emergency Medicine Clerkship Director, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Sudave Mendiratta, MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine Program Director, University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

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Match Advice

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In this 37th episode of EM Match Advice, we discuss the results of the 2021-22 EM Residency Match with lots of shocking numbers and surprises to review. The table above lists the trends and data
We are at the mid-point of the academic year and smack in the middle of residency interview season for EM-bound medical students. Look at how far you've come since your first interview! As you stare
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Match and Away Rotations

Prepare for your future and make sure you’re setup for success

The Away Game: Strategy for Audition Rotations

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MSIV Reflections on Match.  What I wish I knew then..... Part I

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Reflections on Match.  What I wish I knew then..... Part II

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EMRA Community

Laugh with Zach as he tells you about his first experience in the ED ...

The #EMRAFamily is a compilation of anecdotes, memories, and stories that come together to create one big EMRA Community. Members relate to each other through the common denominator of being real people with real emotions and shared experiences. If you're not part of the EMRA Community, now is the time! Start building professional relationships that will last a lifetime. Laugh with Zach as he tells you about his first experience in the ED with his grandpa! #EMRACommunity #JoinUs

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