28th Annual Scientific Assembly

AAEM/RSA Resident Breve Dulce Competition

Sponsored by AAEM/RSA

The theme of this competition is “A Great Catch.” Please submit an experience from your emergency medicine training, clinical or otherwise, where you were faced with a difficult diagnosis, a challenging presentation or a near-miss that might change the way that way that others approach that topic.

Submission eligibility: AAEM/RSA resident members  Join or renew your AAEM/RSA membership today!

Submission deadline: Monday, November 1, 2021

Withdrawal and revision deadline: Withdrawals and revisions must be received in writing to info@aaem.org by Wednesday, November 3, 2021. No changes can be submitted after that date.

Notification of acceptance: The presenting author of all abstracts submitted will receive notification of acceptance or rejection in February 2022.


What are Breve Dulce Talks?

Breve Dulce talks are 7-minute presentations of an experience fitting into the theme provided told on 20 slides or less. 

Presentation Selection

Five resident speakers will be selected to present a Breve Dulce talk on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 from 4:45pm - 6:00pm during the RSA Session: Residency to the Real World - The Missing Curriculum. Competition judging will take place in real-time by a panel of peer and faculty judges, and the top 3 winners will receive a cash prize.

Submission Requirements

Submissions must include: 

  • Lecture description 
  • Previous speaking experience