28th Annual Scientific Assembly

Open Mic Competition

Sponsored by the AAEM Young Physicians Section

This competition is designed for new speakers to be heard and evaluated by a panel of  judges and conference attendees. 

Submission eligibility: AAEM members and AAEM/RSA resident members 

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.


Presentation Selection

There are sixteen 25-minute speaking slots on the schedule. Ten slots will be selected from the online submission portal on a first-come, first-serve basis. Six speaking slots are reserved for onsite sign-up. The top-rated presenters (up to two) are invited to present a full-length concurrent talk (20 - 30 minutes) at the next Scientific Assembly and receive a plaque. If a resident is selected as a winner, the invitation to present at the next Scientific Assembly will be held until they have completed residency.

Submission Requirements

Submissions must include: 

  • Lecture description and learning objectives 
  • Disclosures of relevant financial relationships for the presenter