American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Highlights for Residents





The 21st Annual Scientific Assembly is the ideal conference for residents and students to attend. With specialized tracks and content tailored to you, there are valuable opportunities to take advantage of every day of the assembly.

The AAEM Resident and Student Association is committed to being "with you all the way" through medical school and residency. Visit the AAEM/RSA website for more information about the great member benefits they offer.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015 

FREE Preconference EKG Course

  • 1:00pm-5:00pm: We invite all residents to join us for the "So You Think You Can Interpret an EKG?" preconference course with Susan Torrey, MD FAAEM FREE of charge! All attendees must register for this course to reserve a spot. Residents interested in attending additional educational sessions must also register for the General Assembly. Registration is free for members with refundable deposit.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

AAEM/JEM Resident and Student Research Competition

  • 3:35pm-6:00pm: This competition is designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by residents and students in emergency medicine. Come and see projects by your peers! Learn more.

Opening Reception

  • 6:00pm-7:00pm: Enjoy light hors d'oeurves and drinks while networking with colleagues and exhibitors.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Open Mic Competition

  • 8:00am-5:25pm: AAEM will again feature the Open Mic Session, which is a unique opportunity for attendees who have always wanted to speak at a national meeting. Throughout the day, 16 speakers will present on a topic of their choosing. Eight of the slots will feature residents and young physicians - stop by to hear new voices in EM!

AAEM/RSA Career Connections Fair

  • 6:00pm-8:00pm: Residents attending Scientific Assembly will now have new opportunities to make valuable connections, as AAEM/RSA will host a Career Connections Fair. Employers and job seekers will now be able to connect face-to-face and open doors to a wealth of possibilities. Check back! More information coming soon.

Tuesday, March 3, 2014


  • 10:00am-12:05pm
    RSA/YPS Track:
    Be sure to attend the joint AAEM/RSA (Resident & Student Association) and YPS (Young Physician Section) track for specialized sessions on:
    • Lessons Learned: How I Became a Better Parent, Person, and Doctor
    • TeleMedicine and the Future of EM
    • Resident In-Training Exam Review


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