Medical Student Advising Resource List
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:
- How to Ace Your Away Rotations and Get a Glowing SLOE
- Personal Statement Writing & Finishing the Audition Season Strong
- Preference Signaling 101
- Managing Stress During Interview Season
- How Many Interviews Does It Take To Match Into Emergency Medicine?
- Virtual Interviews: Tips For Putting Your Best Face Forward
- Lessons Learned from the Interview Trail
Student Advising Task Force (SATF)
- Erin Karl, MD
- Michael Yip, MD
- Jennifer Jackson, MD
- Emily Hillman, MD
- Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD
Medical student content focused blog, written by Emergency Medicine (EM) medical educators
Use these educational resources, both on and off shift, to increase your knowledge of various emergency medicine topics. These are compliments of membership when you're an EMRA/ACEP member.
One of the largest compilations of advising resources available for EM bound medical students
Monthly live video streamed advice from EM leaders covering a wide breadth of EM topics, with recordings of past sessions available on EMRA’s website
EM bound students are matched with EM residents to provide assistance from someone who’s “been there” recently
Performance Improvement for the EM Clerkship
Prepare for your EM rotation and for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) end-of-clerkship exam by reviewing the approach to common chief complaints and pathologies seen in the Emergency Department (ED)
Change the tab in the upper left side of EMRA Match to “clerkship” to search clerkship programs across the country
The CDEM guide on how to shine on your emergency medicine clerkship
Several posts on emergency medicine related apps to use on your EM rotation
EMRA & CDEM sponsored video on how to wow with your patient presentations in the ED
600 National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)-formatted questions that you can utilize while studying for your EM shelf exam
A well-known 3 minute oral presentation guide that many clerkships share as primer reading for clerkship students
AAMC’s guide for preparing for the SVI
ALiEM encompasses an array of clinical and medical education topics that is useful for all stages of learning. EM Match Advice is a specific section with videos from program directors giving you their tips for a successful match in EM.
Search residency program accreditation status, including updated accreditation statuses for previous American Osteopathic Association (AOA) programs, and other basic residency program information
A blog that provides advice for clinical years, with a large focus on the residency application process
Searchable database/map of EM residency programs to help you find your best fit
Data, research, and survey reports relating to the NRMP Main Residency Match
A new data tool (using the same data sources as NRMP’s Charting Outcomes in the Match) that uses visualization software to assist Match applicants in determining their fit for various specialties
*Medical Student Focused Podcasts:
*You are definitely not expected to listen to all of these, but it is worth trying out a few to see which format/style works for you. These podcasts are catered to a medical student audience.
This podcast discusses diagnoses that make up the bread and butter of EM. Their website also includes hundreds of articles, a few procedure videos, and a blog.
Dr. Steve Carroll goes over student/intern level “approach to” core chief complaints.
Dr. Zack Olson goes over student level content for EM topics. Check out the NBME EM Shelf Review episodes while studying for your end-of-clerkship EM shelf exam.
Check out their C3 (Continuous Core Content) series for reviews of how to approach and take care of patients with the most serious and common ED complaints. Complimentary subscription with EMRA membership
The official CDEM podcast for emergency medicine bound medical students
One of the largest compilations of advising resources available for EM bound medical student
Dec 31, 2019
Transitions of Care
Transitions of care are one of the most dangerous activities in medicine. Numerous studies highlight the rates of medical errors which occur at the time of sign-outs. Formalized sign-out processes have been shown to significantly decrease breakdowns in communication and reduce adverse events. In this episode, Dr. Kaminsky sits down with residents from across the country to dissect and discuss different sign-out styles and share some insights regarding bias and areas for improvement.