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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

Registration for 2017 is closed. Check back for more information on 2018.

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

Agenda

Click here to download the full agenda with room assignments.

7:30am-8:00am

Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00am-8:15am

Introduction and Welcome
Kevin Rodgers, MD FAAEM

8:15am-8:30am

AAEM/RSA Speaker
Mary Haas, MD

8:30am-8:45am

AAEM Great Lakes Chapter Division Speaker
Michael E. Takacs, MD MS FAAEM

8:45am-9:05am

Why EM?
Laura Hopson, MD FAAEM

9:05am-9:25am

EM Competitiveness
Mary Westergaard, MD FAAEM

9:25am-9:55am

Cognitive Overload/Behavior Economics
Jason Wagner, MD

9:55am-10:15am

Life After Residency
Chrissy Babcock, MD MSc FAAEM

10:15am-10:20am

Kaplan

10:20am-10:30am

BREAK

10:30am-11:00am

Class Specific Lectures:

M1/M2 Speaker: Planning for a Career in EM
Kathleen Cowling, DO MS FAAEM FACEP

M3 Speaker: Clerkship Basics
Scott Heinrich, MD

M4 Speaker: How to Match in EM
Kevin Rodgers, MD FAAEM

11:00am-11:05am

BREAK

11:05am-11:55am

Program Panels: M1/M2, M3, and M4

11:55am-12:30pm

LUNCH

12:35pm-1:20pm

Breakout Session 1

Simulation
Trent Reed, DO

Ultrasound
University of Chicago Residents

Airway/Intubation
Resurrection Residents

Wilderness Medicine
Susan Buren, MD

Suture Workshop
Brian Barbas, MD

Sports Medicine
Christopher Trigger, MD

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

Airway/Intubation
Resurrection Residents

Wilderness Medicine
Susan Buren, MD

Suture Workshop
Brian Barbas, MD

Sports Medicine
Christopher Trigger, MD

 

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