*Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unfortunately all applications are suspended for this elective until further notice.
The AAEM/RSA Elective is a one month elective for AAEM and AAEM/RSA members interested in medical policy and advocacy. The elective will provide a solid understanding of legislative and policy process, which will serve to equip the elective candidate with legislative and policy work and help to empower the emergency medicine profession.
The following are potential milestones to be met. In order to maximize unforeseen opportunities, the elective would be flexible in meeting certain milestones.
AAEM/RSA is pleased to offer a scholarship to help fund travel to D.C. and/or lodging in D.C., merit based on the application. The scholarship will be awarded based on receipts submitted for reimbursement after the elective has been completed.
The RSA Congressional Elective Fellows Facebook Group is a private group for current and past RSA Congressional Elective Fellows to connect, share experiences, and ask questions. Join the group and start networking!
Lessons from the Front Lines: AAEM/RSA Congressional Elective - Rachel Solnick, MD (Common Sense May/June 2018)
AAEM/RSA Congressional Elective: Be the Exception and Make the Rules - Ashely Alker, MD MS (Common Sense January/February 2017)