Modern Resident Blog

    AAEM/RSA Supports EMTALA Brief

    The American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) is a professional association representing 3,500 emergency medicine residents and medical students. AAEM/RSA advocates on issues which impact trainee education and stands with the teaching of evidence-based medicine. Furthermore, patient care and patient advocacy are at the forefront of our concerns. AAEM/RSA works to […]

    Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

    Long before the COVID19 pandemic, physicians, especially emergency physicians, have faced significant structural barriers that impede seeking help to address mental health challenges. Health care professionals continue to experience high levels of stress and burnout due to the pandemic. The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) and American Academy of Emergency Medicine Resident and Student […]

    ABEM URiM Mentorship Program Opportunity

    ABEM Offers Dr. Leon L. Haley, Jr. Bridge to the Future of Emergency Medicine Academy The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) invites students to apply to the Dr. Leon L. Haley, Jr. Bridge to the Future of Emergency Medicine Academy. This inaugural program is specifically designed to provide Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM) first-year medical […]

    Women Physicians Day

    February 3, 2022 Women Physicians Day: Recognizing Women in EM Leadership Now more than ever, Emergency Medicine is proud to have an ever-growing number of women in leadership positions in health care and the specialty. This representation provides important perspectives to Emergency Medicine. A diversity of ideas leads to better-informed decision making, and a diversity […]

    Announcing the 2022-2023 AAEM/RSA Board of Directors & Medical Student Council

    Please join us in congratulating the following residents and medical students on their election to the 2022-2023 AAEM/RSA Board of Directors and Medical Student Council. These members will take their seats by May 1, 2022 and serve through May 1, 2023. Board of Directors PresidentLeah Colucci, MD – Yale New Haven Hospital Vice PresidentCorey McNeilly, […]

    Attend the AAEM Workforce Town Hall

    Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 7:00pm-9:00pm CT Join AAEM for an opportunity for everyone to talk freely and ask questions about the state of the EM workforce. We hope that you all will attend to voice your concerns, ideas, and solutions to move our specialty forward.

    Program Director Panel

    Join the AAEM/RSA Medical Student Council as they interview residency program directors about applying emergency medicine during COVID-19. The panel will be held via Zoom Webinar.  Interviewers Christine Babcock, MD MSc FACEP FAAEMProgram Director, Associate ProfessorUniversity of Chicago David Snow, MD MSc FACEPProgram DirectorLoyola Emergency Medicine Residency ProgramAssistant Professor of Emergency MedicineLoyola University Medical Center […]

    Treating Common Protest Injuries — A Guide for the Cause

    Authors: Nahal Nikroo, MD; Ryan DesCamp, MD MPH; Manpreet Singh, MD MBE; Harpreet Singh, BSc  **The information below is general advice only. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call  9-1-1 or seek immediate medical care.    Tear Gas + Pepper Spray  Smoke Inhalation  Rubber Bullet Injuries/Bruises  Most rubber bullet injuries can leave a bruise […]

    Important Due Process Legislation Update

    H.R.6910 – To Require the Secretary of Health and Human Services Issue Regulations to Ensure Due Process Rights for Physicians Furnishing Emergency Medical Services We are excited to announce that U.S. Representatives Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to protect emergency physician due process rights. This marks a definitive step towards […]

    AAEM/RSA President’s Message to Residents and Students: COVID-19

    Dear Emergency Medicine Residents and Students, We have reached a critical time in modern medicine with the pandemic of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Today, I wanted to take a minute to remind you just how important you are in this fight against COVID-19. Over the coming days and weeks, your efforts will be critical in helping to […]

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