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Midwest Medical Student Symposium

September 17, 2022 | Virtual

If you’re considering specializing in emergency medicine or you’re preparing to apply for an EM residency in the Midwest, join us for the AAEM/RSA Midwest Medical Student Symposium (MMSS)!

This is YOUR time to focus on creating your plan for the rest of med school and learn about different EM residency programs.


  • Class-specific lectures for M1s-M4s
  • Figure out if EM is the specialty for you!
  • Learn about different EM Residency Programs in the Midwest 
  • Get one-on-one time with PDs during the Residency Fair*
  • Invaluable insight into The Match and tips on applying to specific residency programs directly from PDs and residents

A huge thank you to Loyola Stritch School of Medicine EMIG for hosting the AAEM/RSA Midwest Medical Student Symposium!

Symposium Schedule

7:30am Welcome
7:45am Introduction to AAEM/RSA
8:00am State of EM
8:30am Class Specific Panels
M1/M2 | The Four Year Plan: Setting Yourself Up Early for Success in Applications
M3 | Rocking Your Rotations: Success during Clerkships and your EM Rotation
M4 | How to Match in EM: Residency Application Process, Preference Signaling, SLOEs, and Interviews
9:30am Residency Lightning Robin: Two Minute Presentations by Each Residency Program
11:00am Residency Fair: Meet with 4-5 Program Directors in Breakout Rooms* (see below)
12:30pm Closing Remarks

* Programs: Advocate Christ Medical Center, Univ of Chicago, UIC, UIC EM/IM, SIU, University of Iowa, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of Louisville, Ascension Providence/MSUCHM, Western Michigan, SLU, Ohio State University Hospital Program, University of Toledo Program, Ohio Health / Doctors Hospital Program, Kettering Health Network Program, Mercy Health - St. Rita's Medical Center Program, Oklahoma State University (Tulsa), University of Wisconsin

We could no longer guarantee priority selection of which programs you would attend at the residency fair.

Become A Member

Learn more about becoming an AAEM/RSA member and all of the benefits included! Student Memberships cost $40 and are active 7/1/2022 - 6/30/2023.


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