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Virtual Mentoring Sessions for Osteopathic Medical Students

How to Network Effectively on Rotations and Obtain a Strong Letter of Recommendation

WiEM Virtual Mentoring Session for Osteopathic Medical Students
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
8:00pm ET / 7:00pm CT / 6:00pm MT / 5:00pm PT

 

 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Save the Date for Upcoming WiEM Virtual Mentoring Session for Osteopathic Medical Students Sessions:

8:00pm ET / 7:00pm CT / 6:00pm MT / 5:00pm PT

November 16:  How to Network Effectively on Rotations and Obtain a Strong Letter of Recommendation
December 7: Physician and Student Wellness
January 20: Second Looks
February 15 or 17: Creating Your Rank List
March 8: Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) Prep
April 5: Demystifying VSAS
May 10 or 12: Board Prep / Advice for COMLEX/USMLE
June 23: What to Expect (When You’re Interning)
July 12/14: Rock Your Always/How to Shine on Rotations (3rd & 4th years)

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Share Your Story on Instagram

Some days no one dies but what happened changes their life — perhaps forever. Some days the pain is excruciating. Some days there are joys. Every day has a story worth telling. Share yours.

The Women in EM Section are partnering with the Young Physicians Section to get your stories heard. Send us your HIPPA compliant stories along with photos or images from the case and follow @aaemyps on Instagram to see them posted on WiEM Wednesdays.

 

Past Events

Virtual Mentoring Sessions for Osteopathic Medical Students

The AAEM WiEM Section is starting a new virtual mentoring series to specifically address concerns facing osteopathic medical students interested in emergency medicine. DO students face unique obstacles when it comes to matching in emergency medicine residencies, including stigma, barriers, and limited access to emergency medicine mentors. The goal of this series is to address some of these specific issues, offer advice and a pathway for mentorship, and provide representation of osteopathic medical students who have successfully transitioned into careers as EM physicians. Each month will feature an expert panel and Q&A session. 

Crushing Interviews

October 21, 2021 | 8:00pm ET

Struggling with Zoom? Plan to attend this interactive webinar to learn tips and tricks to put your best foot forward and shine on your virtual interviews. Ask your questions about Zoom, backgrounds, ring lights, and more! This session will be an engaging hands-on opportunity to refresh your zoom skills.

"Gotta Catch 'Em All" 

August 19, 2021 | 8:00pm ET

Need tips on writing that personal statement that will capture the attention of those residency programs? Want to know how to write a glowing CV? Join us and hear about all the do's and don'ts when it comes to your CVs and personal statements. We'll also be answering any questions you have about the application process, dual EM programs, away rotations, and life in emergency medicine. Our panel includes physicians in every stage - program directors, associate program directors, medical school deans, freshly-minted attendings, and first year residents who were in your shoes last year. 

AAEM21 Networking Lunch

June 22, 2021 | 12:05pm CT

Note: This event will only be available to in-person attendees.

Join the Women in Emergency Medicine Section for a networking lunch in St. Louis!

  • Meet & network with fellow emergency physicians.
  • Share in fellowship and good food.
  • Everyone is encouraged to attend! All AAEM21 attendees including medical students, residents, non-section members & men.

AAEM21 Competition Consult

June 20-24, 2021

AAEM21 is currently accepting competitions for the 27th Annual Scientific Assembly on June 20-24, 2021 in St. Louis, MO at the St. Louis Union Station. Have you thought about submitting a competition but have questions? Not sure how to complete an educational proposal? Want to discuss your competition before hitting send? The Women in Emergency Medicine Section is here for you! Please complete the form if you wish to receive a consult.

AAEM21 Competition Winners:

Step Up and Shine in Aways

July 20, 2021 | 8:00pm ET

The AAEM Women in EM Section virtual mentoring series specifically addresses concerns facing osteopathic medical students interested in emergency medicine. DO students face unique obstacles when it comes to matching in emergency medicine residencies, including stigma, barriers, and limited access to emergency medicine mentors. The goal of this series is to address some of these specific issues, offer advice and a pathway for mentorship, and provide representation of osteopathic medical students who have successfully transitioned into careers as EM physicians. Each month will feature an expert panel and Q&A session. 

The panelists will go over tips and tricks on how to present yourself to get that golden SLOE and how to set yourself apart, especially as a DO student rotating at a MD-dominant program.

Student Benefits of AAEM/RSA

April 3, 2021 | 4:00pm ET

Presented in conjunction with the AAEM Resident and Student Association 

Being involved in specialty societies early in medical school is often stressed by mentors, but many students may wonder what benefits the national organizations can have for them specifically. AAEM/RSA is uniquely situated to promote the concerns and viewpoints of medical students interested in emergency medicine. During this webinar, you will learn about the student-specific benefits AAEM/RSA can give you during your medical school journey and how they can prepare you for your career in emergency medicine from outstanding women in emergency medicine.

Virtual Mentoring Sessions for IMGs 

Building a Rank List

January 26, 2021 | 8:00pm ET / 7:00pm CT / 6:00pm MT / 5:00pm PT

The WiEM Section is starting a new virtual mentoring series to specifically address concerns facing international medical graduates (IMGs) interested in emergency medicine. IMGs face unique obstacles when it comes to matching in emergency medicine residencies, including stigma, immigration issues, and limited access to emergency medicine mentors. Compounding these issues are the racial and ethnic discrimination many IMGs face as minorities. The goal of this series is to address some of these specific issues, offer advice and a pathway for mentorship, and provide representation of IMGs who have successfully transitioned into careers as U.S. EM physicians.  

Each month we will feature an expert panel and Q&A session. Our next session will be on building a rank list.

Town Hall Council Meeting

October 13, 2020 | 8:00pm ET

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020 come meet virtually the first AAEM Women in Emergency Medicine Section (WiEM) Council. We would like you to know who we are and what we are doing for the Section. We will share our vision, explain the AMWA benefit, and discuss new initiatives.

In addition, we would like you to meet the leadership of our three working groups (Advocacy, Education, and Leadership) and hear their plans. There will be another call for working group membership after the Town Hall. This would be a great way to find out if one may be right for you. 

We hope to see you there!

Sincerely,
WiEM Section Council

Airway Storytelling

November 12, 2020 8:00pm ET

Tales from the ER
We all have stories to tell. They are sometimes funny or inappropriate or heartbreaking. Others affirm our decision to become doctors in the first place. Come to an evening which promises to showcase the great range of human experience — to enlighten minds, expose vulnerabilities, and quietly suggest ways to overcome the challenges we all face each day.

How does it work?

  • We are actively RECRUITING STORYTELLERS. 
  • All stories about ANY TOPIC related to your experience as an emergency physician are welcome.  
  • If you have a great tale to tell, please complete the form below.

AAEM Awards Q&A

January 6, 2021 | 8:00pm ET

On Wednesday, January 6, 2021 kick off the new year with a virtual webinar hosted by the WiEM Section Leadership Work Group. We will be talking all about AAEM awards and answering your questions about previous winners, the nominations process, and how to get more women the recognition they deserve.

 We hope to see you there!

AAEM WiEM Section Leadership Work Group

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