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Senior Timeline

Residency is coming to an end. Are you ready? Clinically, we know the answer is YES! As for navigating the job search, we can all use a little help from those who’ve been there.

Here is a timeline — including critical pearls and pitfalls — for securing your first job.

AAEM/RSA commends you for completing your residency in emergency medicine. Your role as a board-eligible, board-certified emergency physician fills a critical role for our patients and in our society. We encourage you to stay involved with AAEM as we continue our advocacy for you as an EM physician.

 

April/May 

Leading into senior year – Who are you? What do you want?

 

May/June

Leading into senior year – What’s out there?

 

July/August

Prepare for action

 

September/October

Make your move

 

October/November

Pick the right match

 

Author: Teresa Ross, MD, AAEM/RSA Past President
Edited by Stephanie Gardner, MD, AAEM/RSA Vice President; and Leana Wen, MD MSc, AAEM/RSA President