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Joint Statement on the EM 2023 Match Results

The 2022 EM Match saw an unprecedented initial 219 unmatched positions affecting one in four residency programs. The 2023 Match will see 555 initially unmatched positions, affecting a larger number of residency programs. Although these are challenging results, EM remains a vibrant and appealing specialty for many with almost 2500 new trainees already joining the EM family.  

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CORD Connects

Session 57: Changes to the 2024 ERAS Application: Guidance for Programs

Thursday, May 18 | 3:30 PM EST
Speakers: Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD and Elizabeth Barrall Werley, MD, FACEP

Join Alexis Pelletier-Bui, MD and Elizabeth Barrall Werley, MD, FACEP for an overview of the changes to the ERAS application for the upcoming 2024 residency application season. They will review changes to the Experiences section, the addition of a Geographic Preference section, and updates to the Program Signaling component for emergency medicine. The new features available to programs as a result of the merger of Thalamus with ERAS will also be discussed.

Session 56: Submission Success: Tips to Get your CORD Talk Chosen

Thursday, April 27 | 3:30 PM EST
Hosts: Andy Little, DO and Daniel Egan, MD

Join us as Andy Little, DO, the current Academic Assembly Chair, and Daniel Egan, MD, past chair, speak with past Academic Assembly chairs Rebecca Bavolek, MD, Jan Shoenberger, MD, and Jason Wagner, MD about what it takes to get your talk accepted for Academic Assembly and tips on how to make your content stand out!

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February 21, 2023

Get New Resources to Educate Patients About COVID-19 Treatments

We have new resources to help you speak with your patients about COVID-19 treatments. These free print and digital materials are available for ACEP members to use to help educate patients about COVID-19.

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

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.