Cross the Finish Line

Cross the Finish Line

Application cycle 2020-2021 amidst a COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated 6/29/2020

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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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July 18, 2019 : TOPIC: "Acing Auditions & Becoming an Awesome Applicant”

Michael Pallaci, DO, FACEP, FACOEP
Director, Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Adena Regional Medical Center
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nicole McCoin, MD
Keith D Wrenn Residency Program Director and Vice Chair for Education
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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February 20, 2020 : TOPIC: "Financial Planning"

Brandon Barfield
Doctors without Quarters
Director and Co-Founder

Alex Macielak
Laurel Road
Business Development Manager

Shayne Ruffing
Integrated WealthCare
Managing Director

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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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EMRA Medical Students: Senior Interviews  

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EMRA Community

Emergency medicine impacts advocacy and leads to change ...

The EMRA Community is home to real people who come together for each other as well as advocate to shift the mindset of issues surrounding the specialty that create a brighter tomorrow for others. Don't try to transform health policy alone ... join EMRA and do it with a community! Listen as Scott recounts a tragic memory from the ED that drives him to effect radical change with the help of his #EMRAFamily at the national level. #EMRACommunity #JoinUs @SPMD16 @BrownEMRes @BrownEMSDiv

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