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MERC at CORD Scholars’ Program
Do you have faculty, fellows or residents that want to improve their educational research skills? The MERC at CORD Scholar’s Program is a unique professional development opportunity for those emergency physicians who are interested in taking the next step in developing the tools/skills necessary to contribute to education research.
Session 54: A Program Director's Guide to the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP)
Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 3:30 PM ET
Hosts: Eric Blazar, MD, Melanie Camejo MD, MHPE, William Caputo MD, RDMS, FACEP, Mary Ann Edens, MD, and Liza Smith, MD
Join our speakers as they walk you through the background of the SOAP process, how a program can participate, how to get the residency team ready for the SOAP, how to navigate the match week, and how to recruit residents out of the match.
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.
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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.