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.

All abstract notifications have been sent, notifications were sent to the submitting author. If you have not received your notification please contact the CORD office. 

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.

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.

All cases are in and the Semi-Final Schedule has been released. Please see the CPC Semi-Final Schedule for your programs presentation time!

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.

Pre-Registration closes today! Don't miss out on great savings register today.

Plan now to join us in Phoenix for the premier conference for EM educators - Academic Assembly.

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.

To gain access to the cases available you will need to read and sign the CORD eOral Software Agreement. Also, please read the CORD Residency LOA FAQs. It is very important that you read the FAQs prior to signing the agreement as they will explain the arrangements between ABEM, Maestro and CORD and should answer most questions.
Please complete and return the signed Letters of Agreement to the CORD Business Office. If you have any questions please contact the CORD office at