Only a few more days until ERAS application submissions begin! Make sure you review everything with a fine-tooth comb,
cross all your i’s and dot all your t’s dot all your i’s and cross all your t’s. Your application needs to be accurate, complete, and professional. After all, it’s a representation of YOU!
For an overview of the process as well as some tips for success, we turned to Dr. Chris Woleben, Associate Dean for Student Affairs at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, VA.
As I walked through the ED, the sight of an elderly woman clutching her chest suddenly gripped me with the insatiable need to cure all of mankind from heart disease once and for all…
No, that’s not it.
It was 4 am, and I was asleep in the call room with an endotracheal tube tucked beneath my pillow, ready to be inserted between the cords of hope and despair…
Hmm… that’s not quite right either.
Are you still stuck writing your personal statement? Not sure if it’s the right length, has the right content, or conveys the right overall message? Tune in to our latest episode on how to
right write a solid personal statement.
Away rotations are on everyone’s mind lately, but how many should you do to be competitive? Dr. Kevin King at UT San Antonio and Dr. Dara Kass at NYU share their thoughts on just how many away rotations you need, really.
Also check out FemInEM, a website dedicated to women in Emergency Medicine.
At the CORD Academic Assembly earlier this year, we caught up with Dr. Adam Kellogg, recent chair of the CORD EM Student Advising Task Force (SATF) and author on the amazing EM Advisor blog. He was kind enough to share his insights on what makes a competitive applicant, how to choose programs, and other topics related to applying to EM.
The SATF resources mentioned in this episode can be found in one of our earlier blog posts here.
By now, you’ve probably heard of the term “SLOE,” and perhaps you’ve even been told how critical it is to your residency application.
So what is a SLOE, exactly?
To help us explain all things SLOE-related, we turned to Dr. Sarah Ronan, Assistant Residency Director at the University of Cincinnati.
In this episode, we discuss some of the ins and outs of applying to away EM rotations using the Visiting Student Application Service.
For more information on VSAS, contact your medical school and visit the AAMC website Applying for Away Electives with VSAS.
*Note: this episode was originally recorded back in Jan/Feb, and VSAS season is now open!