New England Regional Meeting



General Meeting Information


New England Regional Meeting


The New England Research Directors (NERDS) Committee invites you to attend NERDS19. Now in our 23rd year, this meeting is the primary forum for presenting original emergency medicine research in the New England area. This year’s meeting is hosted by Boston Medical Center and co-chaired by Elissa Perkins MD, MPH, DTMH and Patricia Mitchell, RN. 


Wednesday, March 27, 2019


Hogan Campus Center
College of the Holy Cross
1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610
Directions and Parking


Beechwood Hotel
363 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Group Name: NERDS19
Group Rate: $179/night single king or $179/night double queen 
Reservations: Call (508) 754-5789 and mention the group name NERDS19
Deadline: February 26, 2019 (vacancy and group rate are not guaranteed after this date)

Hotel Parking: Free (12-minute drive to/from Hogan Campus Center)
Hotel Shuttle: If you would prefer to take the hotel shuttle to/from the Hogan Campus Center, you must call the front deskto make shuttle arrangements a few days in advance of your stay. 


Submissions are now closed. Notices will be sent by mid-Feb.


NERDS19 Agenda


All presenters must pre-register to attend the meeting (see Registration below)

Due immediately:

Pursuant to the requirement of Continuing Medical Education, all presenters must:
(1) review the presentation requirements
(2) complete and sign the disclosure form and return it to

Preparation and set up instructions:

Platform Oral Guidelines
Lightning Oral Guidelines
Poster Guidelines



Registration now open

Group Registration Form


Faculty/Attending: $175
Fellow/Trainee: $100
Allied Health Professional: $100
Administration: $100
Resident: $80.00
Research Assistant/Coordinator: $50
Student: $25


Contact the NERDS19 coordinator, Amy Michaluk, to inquire about exhibit opportunities. 


NERDS19 Coordinator, Amy Michaluk,