24th Annual Scientific Assembly

April 7-11, 2018
Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina - San Diego, CA

Highlights for Residents

AAEM18 is the ideal conference for residents and students to attend. With specialized sessions and content tailored to you, there are valuable opportunities to take advantage of every day of the assembly.

The AAEM Resident and Student Association is an accessible, collaborative organization that fosters innovation, education and advocacy for residents and students in emergency medicine. Visit the AAEM/RSA website for more information about the great member benefits they offer.


Saturday, April 7, 2018

EKG Pre-Conference Course

FREE for AAEM/RSA Resident Members!
Registration Required

We invite all residents to join us for the "Think You Can Interpret an EKG?" pre-conference course with Susan Torrey, MD FAAEM and Ashley Deutsch, MD, FREE of charge! All attendees must register for this course to reserve a spot. Residents interested in attending additional educational sessions must also register for the General Assembly. Registration is free for members with refundable deposit.


Sunday, April 8, 2018

2017 LLSA Review Course

FREE for AAEM/RSA Resident Members!
Registration Required

This course is designed to provide the experienced emergency physician with an evidence-based review course for all of the required readings for the 2017 LLSA Review. Course content will be discussed both via PowerPoint® and through small group discussion on key topics for each mandated journal article. Learn more.


AAEM/JEM Resident and Student Research Competition

This competition is designed to recognize outstanding research achievements by residents and students in emergency medicine. Come and see projects by your peers!


Opening Reception

Enjoy light hors d'oeurves and drinks while networking with colleagues and exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall.


Monday, April 9, 2018

Open Mic Competition

AAEM will again feature the Open Mic Session, which is a unique opportunity for attendees who have always wanted to speak at a national meeting. Throughout the day, 16 speakers will present on a topic of their choosing. Ten of the time slots will be filled in advance. The remaining six time slots will be filled on a "first-come, first-served" basis by signing up onsite. Specific slots reserved for full voting members, YPS members, and residents.


RSA and WestJEM Population Health Research Competition

The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health is proud to sponsor the AAEM/RSA WestJEM Population Health Research Competition. This is designed to showcase resident and medical student research specifically in areas that affect the health of populations of patients in and around the ED. The top three abstracts will be highlighted on AAEM's social media pages and honored with plaques. Come and see projects by your peers!


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

RSA Track - Residency to the Real World: The Missing Curriculum

Be sure to attend the RSA (Resident & Student Association) track for specialized talks on:


Nuts & Bolts: Formulating Your Resume, CV & Promotion Portfolio


Job Interviewing Like a Professional | Mark Reiter, MD MBA FAAEM


Evaluating Job Opportunities: Making the Right Choice | Andy Walker III, MD FAAEM


Rolling in the Dough: Financial Management After Residency | Joel M. Schofer, MD MBA CPE FAAEM


Contract Negotiation: The Hidden Secrets | Larry D. Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM


Come Prepared: Arriving at Your New Job | Jonathan S. Jones, MD FAAEM


Health Policy That Will Affect You | Megan Healy, MD FAAEM


Novel Job Demands: Virtual EM-Paramedicine, Freestanding EDs, Telemedicine


Wellness & Resiliency AFTER Residency | Robert P. Lam, MD FAAEM


Business of EM — Patient Satisfaction, Metrics, RVUs | Mark Reiter, MD MBA FAAEM



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