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Midwest Medical Student Symposium

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Join AAEM/RSA for a day of education for medical students interested in emergency medicine. Get residency interviewing tips from local program directors. You will also get the chance to meet with the program directors and residents face-to-face. Learn more about emergency medicine and the opportunities it holds from professionals who work in the field.

Location

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL 60153

Download the promotional flyer.

Registration

Pre-registration will be available through Sunday, September 17, 2017. Registration will also be available on-site.

Agenda

8:00am-8:15am

Introduction and Welcome
Kevin Rodgers, MD FAAEM

8:15am-8:30am

AAEM/RSA Speaker
TBD

8:30am-8:45am

AAEM Great Lakes Chapter Division Speaker
TBD

8:45am-9:05am

Why EM?
Laura Hopson, MD FAAEM

9:05am-9:25am

Options in EM
Mary Westergaard, MD FAAEM

9:25am-9:45am

Cognitive Overload/Behavior Economics
Jason Wagner, MD

9:45am-10:05am

Life After EM
Chrissy Babcock, MD MSc FAAEM

10:05am-10:25am

BREAK

10:25am-10:55am

Class Specific Lectures:

M1/M2 Speaker: Kathleen Cowling, DO MS FAAEM FACEP

How to Find a Mentor
Clerkship Basics

M3 Speaker: Scott Heinrich, MD

Clerkship Basics
SLOE Basics
How to Master the Application and Personal Statement
Taming ERAS
Away Rotations

M4 Speaker: Kevin Rodgers, MD FAAEM

Interviews 101
Recruiting Wars

10:55am-11:00am

BREAK

11:00am-11:50am

Program Panels: M1/M2, M3, and M4

11:50am-12:30pm

LUNCH

12:35pm-1:20pm

Breakout Session 1

Simulation
Trent Reed, DO

Ultrasound
University of Chicago Residents

Suturing/Intubation
Resurrection Residents

Wilderness Medicine
Susan Buren, MD

Global Health
TBD

1:20pm-1:30pm

BREAK

1:30pm-2:30pm

Residency Fair

2:30-2:45pm

BREAK

2:45pm-3:30pm

Breakout Session 2

Simulation
Trent Reed, DO

Ultrasound
University of Chicago Residents

Suturing/Intubation
Resurrection Residents

Wilderness Medicine
Susan Buren, MD

Global Health
TBD

 

Residency Fair

Programs Attending:

Hotel

Hampton Inn Westchester
2222 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, Illinois 60154

How to Book:

  1. chicagowestchester.hamptoninn.com
  2. choose your dates of arrival and departure.
  3. on the left side of the screen under the dates you will see (AAA,AARP special rates codes) click there and put in your rate code under GROUP CODE ( RSA ). 
  4. click the CHECK ROOM & RATES button.  You will see our your group name and rate.  

Taxi Service 

American Taxi: 800-244-1177