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COVID-19 VSAS Suspension Update

April 24, 2020

In response to community discussion, to support your work, and to ensure students are given equal consideration in an academic and clinical training cycle that may be different in the months ahead, AAMC announced an extension of the suspension of Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) access to the week of May 11.

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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

Applying for residency programs has often been compared to the modern world of dating. So in this 26th installment of the EM Match Advice series, we discuss finding the right-fit program for
Under-represented minorities (URM) in medicine continues to be a problem that many programs, especially in emergency medicine, are addressing head on with intentional, proactive strategies. Diversity

EM Match Advice: Deep Dive into the SLOE

Michelle Lin, MD
ALiEM 12/6/2019
A high-stakes component in a medical student's application for an emergency medicine (EM) residency is the Standard Letter of Evaluation, or SLOE. This is a standardized templated letter, written by
The National Residency Matching Program® (NRMP) annually publishes data for the Residency Match. In this EM Match Advice episode, program directors reflect on the 2019 data for EM [PDF]. How

EM Fellowship Match Advice: Medical Education Fellowship

Michael Gisondi, MD
ALiEM 2/28/2020
One of the more popular fellowships in Emergency Medicine (EM) is the Medical Education Fellowship. These fellowships come in 1- and 2-year formats and some also come with an advanced degree. What do
Match season came to a close last month – and with that, some 17,000 U.S. medical school seniors earned a PGY-1 position. Most will go on to complete these programs and have happy, successful careers

Match and Away Rotations

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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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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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