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Registration Now Open for RAF & Mini-Fellowship

Back by popular demand! Two exceptional year-long programs for CORD members in different stages of their careers. The deadline for submission is January 28, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST.

Apply for a CORD Grant

Each year, CORD partners with EMF to bring you the opportunity to apply for two different grant opportunities. The deadline for 2022-2023 CORD/EMF funding opportunities is February 4, 2022, at 6:00 PM EST

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Looking for a new position or looking to find the best talent, the CORD Job Board is a central location to find careers in academic emergency medicine.

2021-22 Application and Interview Recommendations

CORD Application Improvement Committee releases
2021-2022 Application & Interview Recommendations

Newly Released, October 2021

CORD Connects

Session 45: Empowering your time: Practical strategies to be more productive with less stress

Thursday, January 27, 2022 | 3:30 PM EST
Host: Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD, MBA 

Too often we are busy without being productive. Our days are full without being fulfilling. We have too much on our plates and not enough time for the things that matter most. Managing your time is not just something you do, it's how you do everything in your life. When we think about time management, often things like task apps, calendars, and scheduling programs come to mind. However, good time management requires a much deeper understanding of our own minds. The reasons you procrastinate or avoid certain tasks go much deeper than just needing another app on your phone. In this session, Dr. Shenvi will use concepts that range from Stoic philosophy to modern educational psychology literature to explain why we avoid certain tasks and will give practical strategies to help you manage your time better with less stress.

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.

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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

Survey Says…

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 AAEMAAEM-RSAACOEPACOEP-RSAACEPCDEMCORDEMRASAEM 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.