AGEM Geriatric EM Away Rotation Scholarship

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Calling for Applications for a Geriatric EM away rotation!


To grow the pipeline of physicians interested in geriatric care AGEM is sponsoring a medical student or an EM resident interested in doing a Geriatric-ED rotation.

There are 11 institutions able to provide a Geri-ED rotation. AGEM will award a scholarship of $1,000 to the winner student and/or resident to help cover their away rotation.


Application consists of:

One page letter of intent discussing the applicant's reasons for applying.

Current curriculum vitae and contact information.

Letter of support from the applicant's Dean or another official in their school for medical students, and letter from the Program Director for residents, assuring the applicant the time to participate in the away rotation if chosen. Dean's Letter Template

Submit application to by June 1, 2024. 

Award announcements will be made by June 30, 2024. 



Medical student or EM resident.

Student or resident must be an AGEM member (all SAEM members are eligible to join AGEM)

Special considerations will be given to applicants from economically or socially disadvantaged backgrounds, including those historically underrepresented in medicine

 Sites that can host a medical student or a resident:


Medical students and residents  
UC San Diego School of Medicine Vaishal Tolia, MD, MPH
NYU BellevueSurriya Ahmad, MD
SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse, NY) Jay Brenner, MD
Robley Rex VA Medical Center Amy Minix, MD, Jennifer Bowman, MD
Forsyth Medical Center (Winston-Salem, NC) Virginia Stewart, MD
UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus (Hillsborough, NC) Kevin Biese, MD
University Health Network, Toronto, Canada Tessa Ringer, MD
Pronto Atendimento Geriátrico Especializado (ProAGE) São Paulo, Brazil Pedro Kallas Curiati, MD
Residents only  
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Scott Dresden, MD, MS
Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada Don Melady, MD, MScEd


Award: 1 scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded per year

Application Deadline: June 1, 2024

Submit application to

Sponsor: Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine