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Register Now for RAF & Mini-Fellowship
Registration is now open for two excellent year-long programs for CORD members in different stages of their careers. Both courses kick off during AA23. The deadline for applications is December 30, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST.
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Are you a CORD member, faculty at your institution, and have at least one peer-reviewed research publication on your CV? The application deadline is December 12, 2022, at 11:59 PM Eastern.
Join the 2023-24 CORD Board of Directors
Apply to be a part of your CORD leadership team for 2023-24 and help lead our organization and develop the next generation of emergency medicine educators! Submission deadline: December 15, 2022, at 5 PM Eastern.
Session 53: Meet the CORD Board of Directors
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Hosts: CORD Board of Directors
Join your CORD Board of Directors for a special CORD Connects. Learn about the duties and responsibilities of Board members, their ongoing projects and visions for the future. The meeting will be open to questions from participants. This is your chance to learn about the CORD Board of Directors and their roles before nominations open for new members on November 15, 2022.
Special Edition: Analysis of the 2022 Match - What Happened and What Should We Do?
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Hosts: Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD, Laura Hopson, MD, Michael Bond, MD, Alisa Hayes, MD, and Jason Reminick, MD, MBA, MS
As we all know, there were many open positions and unfilled programs in 2022 emergency medicine match. Many theories have been discussed regarding the factors leading to this. Was the rise in the number of residency programs not matched by the number of applicants applying to EM? Did we scare away applicants to EM with the workforce projection study or stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic? Did the removal of travel for interviews make it easier for a smaller group of applicants to engage in a larger number of interviews, essentially leading us to interview all of the same people? Or were there other factors at play? Using data from the NRMP, ERAS, Thalamus and CORD's 2022 Match Survey, we will discuss these theories and more, ending with a discussion on the actions residency programs may consider to maximize their yield in the upcoming EM residency match.
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Latest Blog Posts
June 6, 2022
The EM Applicant Preference/Program Signaling Guide is now Available!
The EM Applicant/Advisor Supplemental Guide to Preference/Program Signaling (PS) is now available on the CORD website! This guide is meant to serve as a complement to (not a substitute for) the AAMC Supplemental ERAS Application Guide. We recommend reading the AAMC guide first to review the mechanics on how to submit signals via the ERAS Supplemental Application.
May 25, 2022
Tokens! A Quick Guide to EM Preference Signaling
Knowing our audience of advisors well, we here at ASC-EM won’t bother hunting for citations to adorn this sentence: We are all suffering from burnout of historic proportions. Whatever one’s politics, beliefs, position and physical capacity, the last two and a half years have been hard in a way that might (if one were prone to such thoughts) seem almost specifically targeted to make life difficult for ER doctors and educators.
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.