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Southeast Medical Student Symposium

September 10, 2022 | Virtual

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

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


  • Lectures relevant to M1s-M4s
  • Figure out if EM is the specialty for you
  • Learn about different EM Residency Programs in the Southeast
  • 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
  • Win Trivia Prizes!

A huge thank you to Ochsner Clinical School in New Orleans EMIG for hosting this year’s AAEM/RSA Southeast Medical Student Symposium!

Symposium Schedule

Schedule is in Central Time (CT)

8:00am - 8:05am Welcome by Ochsner Clinical School in New Orleans EMIG
8:05am - 8:25am Introduction to AAEM/RSA - Dr. Leah Colucci, AAEM/RSA President
8:25am - 9:00am Lecture - Dr. Genevieve Krajewski, Ochsner Medical Center: Wellness in Emergency Medicine
9:00am - 9:05am 5 minute break + Trivia & Prize
9:05am - 9:50am Lecture - Dr. Eric Hawkins, Carolinas Medical Center: Hyperthermia and Heat Illness
9:50am - 10:00am 10 minute break + Trivia & Prize
10:00am - 10:50am     Lecture - Dr. Raphael Colon, HCA Florida Brandon Hospital: Hyperbaric Medicine and Dive Emergencies
10:50am - 11:00am    10 minute break + Trivia & Prize
11:00am - 11:45am      Lecture - Dr. McCoin and Dr. Suau, Ochsner Medical Center: Residency Interview Season Tips & Tricks
11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch Break
1:00pm - 2:00pm Program Director Panel* (see below)
2:00pm - 2:45pm Meet and Greet Break Out Sessions with Program Directors

* Programs: University of Alabama Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Florida Atlantic University, Florida State University, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, LSU Shreveport, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of Tennessee at Murfressboro, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

How to Register

Just by being a member of AAEM/RSA, you’ll receive your registration FREE! Login below and select the Symposium you’re interested in. Once you’re registered, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the zoom link for the event.

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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