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Session 44: From the Chair’s Seat: What makes a successful residency program director?
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Hosted by: Lance Becker, MD, and Susan Stern, MD
Drs. Stern and Becker will discuss what makes for an ideal Program Director (PD) from the perspectives of the Chair of the Department. Specific suggestions for how PDs can make life easier (or harder) for the Chair will be covered, along with a range of expectations and actions that Chairs seek when looking to hire a new PD.
Session 43: Let New Resident Parents Be Parents: The Leave & The Return-to-Work
Thursday, October 28, 2021 | 3:30 PM EST
Hosts: A. June Gordon, MD, and Michael A. Gisondi, MD
In this discussion, the hosts will review the necessary elements of parental leave and compare those to a second defined period of time, 'The Return to Work.' Can the 'Return to Work' be optimized for new resident parents? The hosts will discuss the goals of the Leave and the goals of the Return-to-Work, the rules, and how these constructs are different for new resident parents vs. new attending parents.
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June 19, 2021
In honor of Juneteenth, this month’s ASC-EM contribution to the Vocal Cord will simply highlight resources you can point your students toward to find grants and scholarships for away rotations aimed at students from groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine (UiM, URiM, URM)
May 20, 2021
The 2020-21 match season delivered an unprecedented level of uncertainty to students and the faculty advising them. As members of the CORD Advising Students Committee in Emergency Medicine (ASC-EM), we developed and sent out a small survey on the recently finished 2020-2021 advising season. We are still processing the data, but thought it was important to share some preliminary findings, as the 2021/22 advising season has already begun, and we will all be forced—again—to advise in the face of uncertainty.
April 11, 2021
A Path Forward–practical consensus on 2021-2022 EM advising
As the issue of–and complications surrounding–away rotations is the foremost question on the minds of emergency medicine advisers and their advisees, the Advising Students Committee in Emergency Medicine (ASC-EM) has chosen to use this space to reproduce the recently released consensus statement signed by AAEM, AAEM-RSA, ACOEP, ACOEP-RSA, ACEP, CDEM, CORD, EMRA, SAEM and RAMS.
February 9, 2021
Dis CORD? Pandemic Advising–Round 2
On January 25, 2021, the Coalition for Physician Accountability, an organization whose members include the American Medical Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education—and a host of other national oversight organizations—released updated recommendations on away rotations that will mainly affect the 2021-22 academic year.
January 9, 2021
Happy New Year?
The two weeks spanning the winter holidays and leading into the new year are a glorious time. Not only because of the holiday festivities (family, friends, gift-giving, gorging on fudge and pecan brittle, popping champagne) but also because we finally get a break from the interview season. The last few months of frenetic activity all of a sudden goes on pause and there is this blessed protected time where we are not “supposed to be” doing anything specific. The world of students and programs holds their collective breath, regroups, and prepares to head into the final push to the end.