Residency Administration Fellowship Information

The deadline for submission is October 12, 2023, at 11:59 PM EST.


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CORD is pleased to announce the continuation of the Residency Administration Fellowship (RAF). This year-long course combines in-person and asynchronous experiences for faculty to learn more about the nuts and bolts of program leadership. 

Topics Include:

  • Designing a New Residency Program
  • Residency Program Finance
  • Legal Issues
  • Responding to AFIs and other interactions with the ACGME
  • Leadership and Working as a Team 

OVERALL Goal: To provide in-depth education on the administrative, legal, and accreditation aspects of running an Emergency Medicine residency program. 

OVERALL Objectives:

  1. Define the roles and responsibilities of Assistant Program Director and Program Director
  2. Understand the ACGME EM specialty-specific program requirements
  3. Demonstrate facility with program finances
  4. Describe how to approach crises in residency management
  5. Develop a plan for personal career advancement
  6. Develop leadership and management skills

Any current CORD faculty member representative or CORD fellow member representative is welcome to apply, whether you currently are in residency leadership or seeking to make that transition.  

The course consists of the following three sessions:

  • CORD 2024 Academic Assembly - Pre Day, March 24, 2024
  • ACEP 2024 - Pre Day, Septmeber 28, 2024
  • CORD 2025 Academic Assembly - March 15, 2025

In-person attendance for these dates is expected of all RAF fellows, including participating in the NPL track at CORD AA on March 24, 2024, in New Orleans, LA, and RAF-only workshops at ACEP Scientific Assembly on September 28, 2024, in Las Vegas, NV, and at CORD on March 15, 2025, in Seattle, WA.

Asynchronous discussions on various topics will occur through the web-based platform, Slack, between these meetings and participants, are expected to participate. There is a possibility of an occasional live virtual session to be scheduled at a time that works best for the majority of participants.

A program fee of $1,500 will be collected at the time of application and will be refunded to anyone not selected for the program. Applicants must submit a current CV, a Statement of Interest, and a Letter of Support from their current chair or chief. If you are currently in residency leadership or a fellow, please also include a letter of support from your current program director. 

Questions? Please contact   Matthew Stull - Anneli von Reinhart.

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