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Mentorship and Career Development Committee

The Mentorship and Career Development Committee is responsible for developing mentoring opportunities for residents and medical students. The committee identifies resources to assist residents in the successful completion of their residencies and provides guidance to residents and medical students who wish to pursue careers in emergency medicine academics or research.

Objectives

  • Who’s Who in Academic EM Podcast Series: Spotlight “big names” in EM and have them answer questions from members in a varied format (podcast, webinar, etc)
  • “Ask a Chair” Podcast Series: Direct advice from the chair group
  • Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee
    • Subcommittee Goals: 
      • Establish a diversity and inclusion track within the MSA program to provide scholarships for URM medical students interested in EM 
      • Introduction/ collaboration of subcommittee with AWAM and ADIEM
      • Creation of educational materials to help medical students provide better care for URM patients
  • Didactic at SAEM20 - partnership with AWAEM SAEM 2019, consider in the future as well
  • Reddit AMA Series - trial run with Reddit initially, adjust based interest
  • Transition support: residency to faculty/first job -- now more focused on foundations of the business practices of EM -- Andrew Starnes lead, Education committee involvement