Medical Student Council


Each year, 25 students from across the country are selected to serve on EMRA's Medical Student Council (MSC).

This is a phenomenal opportunity to become more involved in the field of Emergency Medicine, network with students and faculty from coast to coast, and develop resources to assist fellow students navigate medical school and the residency application process.

Application Information & Position Descriptions

ACEP Student Representative to the AMA-MSS

Past Student Leaders

Medical Student Council Member of the Year Award

Our Goals & Objectives


  • Educate medical students about the specialty of emergency medicine and its importance in the medical field
  • Provide information to those students interested in emergency medicine regarding career options and emergency medicine training programs
  • Increase the quality and the quantity of medical school education on emergency medicine topics and clinical skills
  • Develop a peer network for medical students aspiring to careers in emergency medicine and allow them the opportunity to assume leadership roles in organized emergency medicine
  • Provide EMRA, ACEP, CORD, and SAEM with a resource for dissemination of materials and information to medical students
  • Encourage and recognize medical student research projects
  • Recognize clinical excellence in emergency medicine at the medical student level


  • Plan the annual Medical Student Forum and Residency Fair
  • Increase contact with medical schools
  • Increase medical student awareness/involvement in emergency medicine
  • Provide information that will appear on the medical student pages of the EMRA web site

2017-2018 EMRA Medical Student Council

Medical Student Governing Council
Chair Erin Karl University of Minnesota Medical School 2018
Vice Chair      Michael Sachon Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine 2018
Editor Morgan Bobb University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine 2019
Legislative Coordinator Owais Durrani Oklahoma Status University College of Medicine 2018
Mentorship Coordinator Jonathan Warren Meadows Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine NY 2018
Osteopathic Coordinator Aadil Vora Nova Southeastern University 2018
Student Advising Coordinator David A. Carle ETSU Quillen College of Medicine 2018
Web/Tech Coordinator Bryan Feinstein University of Washington 2018
Midwest Coordinator Teimojin Nicholas Tan Michigan State University 2018
North East Coordinator Chichen Qiu Drexel University College of Medicine 2018
South East Coordinator Sarah Ring University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 2019
West Coordinator Hanna (Hania) Flaten University of Colorado SOM 2019
ACEP Student Representatives to the AMA-MSS
AMA-MSS Representative Arnab Sarker University of Virginia 2018
AMA-MSS Representative Duy Hoang Texas Tech University Health Science Center Lubbock 2019
Regional Representatives
Pacific Jody Lakey Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences - COM 2019
Great Plains Jonathan Pickos Des Moines University 2019
Great Lakes Michael Messina Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Dublin 2019
Northeast 1 Brandon Wang NYU School of Medicine 2019
Northeast 2 Aimee Parks Cooper Medical School of Rowan University 2018
Mid-Atlantic Regina Saylor University of Maryland School of Medicine 2018
Southcentral Ashley Bartels University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 2018
Southwest Shyam Murali Texas A&M Health Science Center 2018
Southeast 1 Sean Michael Trostel Medical College of Georgia 2020
Southeast 2 Hannah Gordon Florida International University HWCOM 2019
International Tatum Jestila Ross University School of Medicine 2018


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