Northeast Emergency Medicine Student Symposium
Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 4:45 PM (PDT)
Join us for the 3rd Annual Northeast Emergency Medicine Student Symposium sponsored by the Harvard Medical School EM Interest Group! This event brings together medical students interested in EM from around the Northeast to hear from leaders in the field about the many career paths available in this dynamic specialty. The Symposium is a half-day conference featuring speakers from regional hospitals and residency programs, talks on a range of topics such as EM & global health, the future of EM and EM subspecialty options and a variety of EM skills workshops. Experienced EM residents and faculty will answer all your questions about the diverse and fulfilling career paths available in this evolving field and you'll have a unique opportunity to network with students and faculty interested in EM.
Whether you're looking foward to a career in EM or just curious about the field, this event is not to be missed!
|11:30am - 12:00pm||TMEC Atrium||Registration|
|12:00pm - 12:15pm||TMEC 227||Welcome|
|12:15pm - 12:45pm||TMEC 227||Why Emergency Medicine? (Jonathan Edlow)|
|1:00pm - 1:45pm||TMEC 227||EM Resident Panel|
|2:00pm - 2:45pm||TMEC 227||EM Faculty Q&A|
|3:00pm - 4:00pm||Breakout Session (Choose 1 of 3)|
|TMEC 309||- Splinting Skills Workshop|
|TMEC 324||- Radiology Skills Workshop|
|Sim Center||- Simulation Center Demo|
|4:15pm - 5:15pm||Innovating to Make a Difference (Thomas Burke)|
$10 (payable online or by check)
Lunch will be provided.
NOTE: Please contact event organizer for a vegetarian meal or if you have any other food restrictions.
When & Where
HMS Emergency Medicine Interest Group
The HMS Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) is a student-run organization whose goals are to introduce students to emergency medicine and to stimulate interest in this relatively new and exciting field. In general, the club's activities consist of skills workshops, arranging shadowing experiences, and informational talks. Some of these have become perpetually popular activities including interactive case conferences, an intubation and airway workshop, and discussion about residencies and career opportunities, including research, in emergency medicine.