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Session 38: Building a culture of scholarship

Hosts:  Dr. Katarzyna (Kasia) Gore & Dr. Rahul Patwari

The ACGME requires that all residency programs foster a culture of scholarship however leave the language particularly vague to accommodate the breadth of training programs under it’s umbrella. The degree of scholarship amongst Emergency Medicine programs, faculty and residents varies vastly. This talk focuses on the barriers faced by a newly established program and present an approach to building a more robust culture of scholarship.

Session 37: Maintaining wellness in the time of COVID

Host: Christopher Doty, MD

COVID has taken a large toll on Emergency Physicians and taxed the residency of a group that is already stretched thin. Dr. Doty will discuss resiliency science and strategies to help build resilience in your learners. In a presentation of the problem and literature-supported strategies, we will discuss what has worked within your own programs.

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April 13, 2020

Approaching July: Prepping Advisees for Internship

Congratulations – your advisees matched!  After the well-deserved celebration and sighs of relief, both of you realize that there is still another mentorship question to answer: now what? This question has never been harder to answer than in the spring of 2020. 

March 13, 2020

Consensus Statement Regarding SLOEs and Away Rotations

for the 2020-2021 application cycle, from CORD’s Advising Students Committee in Emergency Medicine (ASC-EM)

With the unpredictable future of COVID 19, we are aware that institutions have begun altering the clinical experience for students, and instituting bans on travel for both their faculty and students. Several institutions have already decided not to accept any visiting students for clerkship rotations, and it is likely that others will prohibit their own students from traveling to complete away rotations.

March 10, 2020

ADVISING UP! a guide for Deans counseling EM-bound students

ONE of the trickiest tasks in advising EM-bound medical students is coordinating and contextualizing the information they get–from word of mouth, the internet, and other advisors. To help solidify the message and lay a clear, evidence-based foundation for conversations between EM advisors and the medical school-wide advising teams, ASC-EM has put together the Advising UP! guide, meant for distribution to deans and other non-EM advisors.

February 10, 2020

Preparing For the Worst: No-Match Monday

No one wants it to happen. But it will, eventually, if you advise long enough: one of your advisees won’t match. The best protection against that eventuality is solid, realistic advising and a good back-up plan. But if prevention fails, the candidate will need great advising more than ever. Which makes now, just a few weeks before the match, the time to carefully read over ASC-EM’s brand-new evidence-based NO MATCH MONDAY EMERGENCY MEDICINE ADVISING GUIDE, found below or downloadable here. Here’s hoping you won’t need it this year.

January 3, 2020

Hello World! the fledgling EM-bound student

Some students arrived to med-school EM-bound and haven’t wavered.  Others are still vacillating between EM and one or two (or three or five) other specialties. Either way, at this time of year third-year medical students are awakening to the need to actually declare their specialty soon, and desperate for info to ensure success or hone the list of possible specialties.