Register today for the 2015 CORD Academic Assembly to be held at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa, April 13-16, 2015, in Phoenix, Arizona.
We are thrilled to announce that for the second year, the hugely popular CPC Semi-Final competition will take place on the first day of the conference, providing a great opportunity for your residents and junior faculty to join in on the fun and learning. Please note that the Resident Track will be the two days following CPC, making a great three-day program for interested residents.
Academic Assembly is the emergency medicine meeting specifically created to provide you with practical, innovative, and cutting-edge solutions to challenges in residency training and undergraduate/graduate medical education.
Plan now to join us in Phoenix for the premier conference for EM educators - Academic Assembly.
The 2015 National Emergency Medicine CPC Semi-Final Competition, co-sponsored by ACEP, CORD, EMRA and SAEM, will be held at the 2015 CORD Academic Assembly in Phoenix, Arizona. Ninety-two (92) EM residency programs submitted cases for consideration in the Preliminary Competition. Cases are currently being reviewed by the judges. Cases are judged on quality of the case,applicability to emergency medicine and solvability. Thirty (30) judges score the cases and select 72 of the best submissions for presentation in the Semi-Final Competition.
Judging of the preliminary cases will be complete by the end of January and programs will be notified at that time. Please see the CPC Semi-Final timeline for detailed timeline information for the competition.
The Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors Advances in Education Research and Innovations Forum will present a peer-reviewed selection of emergency medicine graduate and undergraduate educational research and innovations in both oral and poster formats at the 2015 CORD Academic Assembly. Emphasis is placed on novel research questions and designs. Innovation submissions included curricular designs, computer applications, faculty development, recruitment processes or similar topics.
Submitted abstracts are currently being reviewed by the committee and selections will be announced by the beginning of February.
All accepted abstracts will be published in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health in a dedicated CORD Educational Issue in the Fall of 2015.
CORD is working with ABEM and Maestro to create a platform and the cases that can be used for the Mock eOral Boards. Several cases are currently available and more are being created.