SAEM17 for Residents

Check out the many educational and networking events we have planned at SAEM17 to help guide and advise budding academicians on their career path in academic emergency medicine!

Wednesday, May 17

NEW! Chair Fair

Interested in a position in academic emergency medicine? Visit with chairs from academic departments across the country at the inaugural Chair Fair at SAEM17!

Plenary Session

Immediately following the keynote address featuring Dr. Judd Hollander, attend the plenary session presentations of the top six abstracts representing the most ground-breaking research in academic emergency medicine.

NEW! Speed Mentoring

Engage in quick-fire, 10-minute mentoring sessions with faculty leaders in medical education, career development, and academic research from around the country. Hosted by the Resident and Student Advisory Committee.

Lion’s Den

Pitch your research idea to the Lion’s Den panel—a group of experienced emergency medicine researchers—who, in the spirit of the popular television show “Shark Tank,” will critically discuss your project and consider investing in you and your research idea through mentorship opportunities.


Come learn more about the cutting edge field of sex and gender medicine and cheer for your favorite team as they compete against other prominent academicians to answer "jeopardy-style" questions on sex and gender.

Thursday, May 18

Resident Academic Leadership Forum (RALF)

RALF is packed with advice on transitioning out of residency and into an academic career in emergency medicine. Engage with senior leaders to develop strategies for overcoming challenges and developing leadership, wellness, and time management skills. This session features didactic presentations, interactive sessions, panel discussions, and networking sessions with resident and senior leaders in EM administration, education and research.

Education Summit (SAEMES)

SAEMES is an inspirational and insightful, all-day event—mixing didactics, innovations, and research abstracts—that highlights best practices and cutting edge innovation in emergency medicine education. Residency & Fellowship Fair Explore residency and fellowship programs from across the nation, meet with current residents and fellows, ask questions, seek application and interview advice...all in one place! Medical schools from every region will be at this high-energy, packed event to showcase their programs and help residents select the one that is the best fit. Get there early and plan to stay until the end!


We're transforming the Plaza International Ballroom at the Hyatt Orlando host hotel into the most amazing dodgeball court we’ve ever had—complete with bleachers, stadium food and drink, and maybe a few surprises! So put together a team, or just stop by and watch, as we take our celebrated dodgeball tournament to a whole new level of fun. Sponsored by the Resident Student Association.

Resident and Medical Student Yard Party

Unleash your inner fiesta at a Yard Party just for you! Take a break from the educational action at SAEM17 and let loose with your fellow residents at Señor Frogs, in Orlando! This event is FREE for residents and medical students and transportation is available.

Friday, May 19


Whether you’re a spectator or a participant, you’ll want to be a part of the winner-take-all, no-holds-barred action as teams of emergency medicine residents in crazy costumes demonstrate their mad skills and knowledge of point-of-care ultrasound in front of hundreds of spectators to prove that they have what it takes to bring home the SonoCup. There can be only one winner. Does your team have what it takes to be the SonoChampions? Brought to you by the Academy of Emergency Ultrasound (AEUS).


This entertaining and innovative education event showcases residency teams as they demonstrate teamwork, communication skills, patient care and practice philosophies in a real-time, fast-paced simulation competition. Who will be this year’s SimWars Stars? Whether you participate on a team, or as a member of the audience, you’ll want to be at this event to find out.

Throughout the Week, May 17-19

Clinical Images Exhibit/Competition

This popular exhibit displays the best original, high-quality clinical images relevant to the practice of emergency medicine, selected from more than 120 submitted images. Residents are invited to participate in the 2017 Visual Diagnosis portion of the contest. Winners receive a one-year membership in SAEM, subscriptions to Academic Emergency Medicine and AEM Education and Training (AEM E&T) journals, a free registration to attend SAEM18 in Indianapolis, a major emergency medicine textbook, and a subscription to SAEM Pulse newsletter.

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