AGEM Medical Student Scholarship

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Purpose: AGEM seeks an interested medical student who is enthusiastic about caring for older adults in the emergency department to attend AGEM events at Virtual SAEM21. The recipient will attend the AGEM meeting and have the opportunity to lead a 5-minute presentation or discussion on a geriatric topic or case on a national stage. AGEM will also cover the winner's SAEM conference fee and SAEM membership fee.

Application consists of:

  • 1 page letter of intent discussing the applicant's reasons for applying and a brief overview of the geriatric topic or case they would like to present.
  • Current curriculum vitae and contact information.
  • Letter of support from the applicant's Dean or another official in their school assuring the applicant the time off from rotations to attend SAEM if chosen. Dean's Letter Template
  • Submit application to by March 29th. Award announcements will be made by April 5th. 

Eligibility: Applicant must be able to attend the AGEM business meeting.  Student must become a member of SAEM and AGEM (AGEM will cover the cost for medical students to Join SAEM). This scholarship is not open to the incoming AGEM medical student representative, who will be supported by the AGEM Medical Student Representative Scholarship.   

Award: 1 scholarship will be awarded per year and covers the winner's SAEM Annual Meeting registration fees as well as the winner's SAEM membership for 2021.

Application Deadline: March 29, 2021

Sponsor: Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine