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EM Match Advice: Program Directors Reflect on the 2016 Match

The new emergency medicine (EM) residency application season is upon us! Senior medical students are arranging away EM electives, asking for letters of recommendations, and thinking about what residency programs to apply to. But before we look forward, what lessons can we learn from the 2016 EM Residency Match? In this EM Match Advice series installment, an esteemed panel of program directors reflect on the trends, surprises, and lessons learned from the 2015-16 year.

Dr. Michael Gisondi (Northwestern) hosts the discussion with the panelists Dr. Diane Rimple (University of New Mexico), Dr. Michael Bond (University of Maryland), and Dr. Christopher Doty (University of Kentucky).

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(Podcast sound engineer: David Yang)

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By |2021-07-01T10:35:00-07:00Jul 10, 2016|EM Match Advice, Podcasts|

ALiEM BookClub | Lean In: Women, Work, and The Will to Lead

Lean In“We still have a problem” Sheryl Sandberg alarms us in her influential 2010 TED Talk, Why we have too few women leaders. “Women are not making it to the top of any profession anywhere in the world.” While women are getting more college degrees and graduate degrees, and more women are entering the workforce than ever before, when it comes to leadership positions, women do not come close to matching their male counterparts. “The blunt truth is that men still run the world.”

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By |2020-04-20T19:47:11-07:00May 13, 2016|Book Club, Podcasts|

Podcasts: Pearls on Networking, Early Academic Career, and Part Time Academics in the AWAEM Professional Development Series

For those early in their academic medical career, it can be challenging to find solid, trustworthy advice on how to navigate the perils of academia. Fortunately, The Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (AWAEM) has published a series of video-based Peer Reviewed Lectures (PeRLs) in the Academic Emergency Medicine journal. Thanks to the journal, we were given permission to repurpose some of of the videos into podcast form. Take a listen to these short, abridged, high-yield podcasts for those pursuing an academic career.

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By |2020-04-20T19:39:55-07:00Feb 25, 2016|Podcasts, Professional Development|

EM Match Advice: What if I don’t match? What is the SOAP?

Although we would never wish negative thoughts to those who are applying for residency slot in an emergency medicine program this year, it is also important to be completely honest with yourself. Given your application packet and interviews, how likely is that you won’t match and have to enter the post-match Supplement Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP)? What is the SOAP? This EM Match Advice installment provides advice about the experience of NOT matching and the next steps.

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Co-Hosts: Dr. Michael Gisondi (Northwestern), Dr. Michelle Lin (UCSF)
Expert Panelists: Dr. Dan Egan (St. Luke’s-Roosevelt), Dr. Tiffany Murano (Rutgers), Dr. Mary Westergaard (Wisconsin)

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By |2021-07-01T10:36:25-07:00Jan 17, 2016|EM Match Advice, Podcasts|

EM Fellowship Match Advice: Simulation, Toxicology, and Ultrasound

Fellowships doctors_solve_custom_text_puzzle_12406 copySubspecialty training within emergency medicine is increasingly becoming a popular route for those interested in pursuing an academic faculty position. This year, we will cover the ins-and-outs, nuts-and-bolts, and nuances for 3 fellowships available to EM residency graduates: Simulation, Toxicology, and Ultrasound. Modeled after the wildly successful EM Match Advice for medical students applying to residency, Dr. Mike Gisondi launches and hosts another successful series — the EM Fellowship Match Advice series.

 

Podcast: Simulation Fellowship

Panelists

  1. Teresa Wu, MD (University of Arizona)
  2. Sharon Griswold, MD MPH (Drexel University)
  3. Demian Szyld, MD EdM (NYSim)

Recommended simulation resources/events

  1. Hot Topics in Simulation Education Annual Symposium (October 14, 2015)
  2. 2nd Annual Symposium for Fellows in Healthcare Simulation (April 11, 2016)
  3. Simulacion de Sur a Norte Podcast

References

  1. Stern S. Fellowship training: a necessity in today’s academic world. Acad Emerg Med. 2002 Jul;9(7):713-6. PubMed PMID: 12093713. [Free PDF]

Podcast: Medical Toxicology Fellowship

Panelists

  1. Binh Ly, MD (UC San Diego)
  2. Christopher Hoyte, MD (Denver)
  3. Robert Hendrickson, MD (OHSU)

Podcast: Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship

Panelists

  1. J Christian Fox, MD (University of California, Irvine)
  2. Jeremy Boyd, MD (Vanderbilt University)

Important Links

  1. Emergency Ultrasound Fellowships
  2. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  3. Ultrasound Podcast
  4. Sonospot blog

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EM Match Advice Series: The Non-LCME Applicant

Yesterday the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) opened its digital doors to medical students applying to ACGME residency programs. So we thought it was a perfect time to host another EM Match Advice Series installment. This time, we focus on the challenges that the non-LCME applicant encounters throughout the ACGME application process. These applicants include:

  1. Students from osteopathic medical schools
  2. Students from non-U.S. medical schools
  3. Applicants who have been in the military service and are returning for residency training
  4. Residents who want to transfer in from another specialty training program.

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By |2021-07-01T10:42:01-07:00Sep 16, 2015|EM Match Advice, Podcasts|

ALiEM Bookclub: The White Coat Investor

white coat investor

“What’s the good life? My definition is a life free from financial worries, a career where you make a real contribution to society, a few luxuries along the way, the ability to help others financially throughout your life, and a comfortable retirement at a time of your choosing.”

– Dr. James Dahle, author of The White Coat Investor

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