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What is CORD Academic Assembly

CORD Academic Assembly is the premier Emergency Medicine Education Conference consisting of multiple educational tracks to target specific learners. Learn more about Academic Assembly and the available educational tracks. 

Meet some of our Faculty

Judith Tintinalli, MD

Our keynote speaker, founding CORD President, past President of ABEM and AACEM, and Editor-in-Chief of the best-known EM text in the World! Meet Dr. Tintinalli!

Jan Shoenberger, MD

Academic Assembly Conference Co-Chair and Program Director. Meet Dr. Jan Shoenberger!

M Tyson Pillow, MD

Blogger, EM Doc, Medical Educator with a focus on Presentation Design, Educational Technologies, and Simulation. Meet Dr. Pillow!

Felix Ankel, MD

Medical Director, Professor of Emergency Medicine and FOAMed Superstar. Meet Dr. Ankel!

What to Expect at Academic Assembly

Inspiring Keynote

This year CORD is proud to have Emergency Medicine Education Legend and first CORD President Dr. Judith Tintinalli to deliver our keynote address and celebrate CORD's 30th Anniversary!

Educational Sessions

CORD Academic Assembly will feature more than 300 educational sessions from some of the biggest names and brightest minds in Emergency Medicine Education. Presented in 9 tracks Academic Assembly will be packed with dozens of new tactics to take your resident education to the next level.

Fun, Friends, Food

There's more to Academic Assembly than just great educational content - it's also a lot of fun! With amazing networking opportunities, receptions and events Academic Assembly is the place to find new friends and contacts.

Visit Seattle!

Seattle is two cities in one—it combines a world-class metropolis within wild, beautiful, natural surroundings. Visitors and Seattleites enjoy Seattle’s lively downtown, great shopping, wonderful restaurants, espresso carts on every corner, and a thriving cultural community full of theatre, music and museums.