News & Updates
MERC at CORD
Courses are now live for registration! Remaining virtual, these courses is a unique professional development opportunity for those emergency physicians who are serious about taking the next step in developing the tools/skills necessary to contribute to education research.
COPA Guidelines & Interviews
Read the statement from CORD and the report from COPA regarding interviews.
RFP for Core Faculty Time Study
We are accepting requests for proposals for a research team to assist in our efforts. Please see the attached flyer for the requirements and application process.
Deadline: August 2, 2021
Session 40: Another Year on Zoom?! Ideas for Successful Virtual Recruitment
Hosted by: Chen He, MD; Christopher Hahn, MD; Felipe Serrano MD; Chris Richardson, MD and, Jasleen Singh, MD.
Get tips and tricks on how to keep your recruitment fresh and innovative!
Session 39: Interns, Interrupted: Optimizing Orientation for the Post-COVID Generation
Hosts: Kelly Williamson MD; Chelsea Harrison MS; Claudia Madrid and, Abra Fant MD MS
This session will provide practical tips to help overcome the unique barriers encountered by interns who completed medical school during the COVID pandemic. We will address how to optimize their social integration as members of the residency family, how to introduce them to a new clinical environment when they have missed out on away rotations and how to assess for and remediate educational deficiencies.
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Latest Blog Posts
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.