Medical Student Ambassador

Status: Closed

Overview

Each year, the SAEM Program Committee looks for enthusiastic and responsible medical students from around the country to work directly with SAEM leadership to assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of SAEM’s Annual Meeting. This group of medical students serves as the primary volunteer force at the Annual Meeting.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to attend the full SAEM Annual Meeting and participate in didactics, poster sessions, and educational activities
  • Waiver of the SAEM Annual Meeting registration fee
  • One-on-one meeting with a member of SAEM leadership to act as your academic mentor
  • A personal letter from the SAEM Program Committee Chair to your Dean of Student Affairs to acknowledge your contributions

Obligations

  • Be available for one week in May to attend the entire SAEM Annual Meeting
  • You will be assigned specific duties during certain times at the Annual Meeting, but will be free to attend the rest of the conference. 
  • Attend research and didactic sessions
  • Tweet educational pearls from didactic research and sessions
  • Encourage participants to complete online evaluations
  • Assist in A/V needs
  • Facilitate transitions between lectures
  • Be responsive and flexible to the needs of the Program Committee

Medical Student Ambassador Scholarships

 

 

Medical students may apply for one of four scholarships: two for students belonging to URM groups and two for students with a financial need creating a barrier to participation in SAEM22. These scholarships will support the selected recipients to attend SAEM22 through a $700 stipend. Scholarship applicants must be active members of SAEM. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, please indicate your interest on the application form and upload/provide the required information:

 

  • Letter from your dean stating that you are excused from medical school during the duration of SAEM22 (May 10-13, 2022)
  • Answers to the following prompts:
  • What drew you to emergency medicine and what type of physician do you aspire to become?
  • What do you hope to gain from attending SAEM22 as a Medical Student Ambassador?
  • Current curriculum vitae 
  • Letter of recommendation from a physician

 

Questions? Contact education@saem.org.