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
Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) Student Advising Blog
Medical student content focused blog, written by Emergency Medicine (EM) medical educators
Educational Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA) and American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Resources for Medical Students
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
EMRA’s Student-Resident Mentorship Program
EM bound students are matched with EM residents to provide assistance from someone who’s “been there” recently
Performance Improvement for the EM Clerkship
Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM) Curriculum
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
Emergency Medicine Clerkship Primer
The CDEM guide on how to shine on your emergency medicine clerkship
iMedicalApps Emergency Medicine Apps
Several posts on emergency medicine related apps to use on your EM rotation
Patient Presentations in Emergency Medicine
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
The 3‐Minute Emergency Medicine Medical Student Presentation: A Variation on a Theme
A well-known 3 minute oral presentation guide that many clerkships share as primer reading for clerkship students
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Standardized Video Interview (SVI) Resources
AAMC’s guide for preparing for the SVI
Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM): EM Match Advice
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.
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Program Search
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
National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match Data
Data, research, and survey reports relating to the NRMP Main Residency Match
NRMP Interactive Charting Outcomes in the 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.
EM:RAP - Emergency Medicine Reviews and Perspectives
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
Aug 31, 2019
Nicole Battaglioli, MD, FAWM
As outgoing ALiEM Wellness Think Tank COO, Nicole Battaglioli has devoted considerable time and brainpower to defining and improving resident wellness. Along with being an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Battaglioli is the CEO/founder of Komorebi Coaching, lover of wilderness medicine, and promoter of super-sheroes.