Residency Match in the Era of COVID: Advice for Medical Educators in Emergency Medicine

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented situation for medical students across the country applying for residencies in Emergency Medicine.  With new consensus recommendations, restrictions on away rotations and interviews, and changes in clinical experiences for students due to the pandemic, we will provide guidance on how to still achieve our global goal: to help our students match into the EM residency of their choice in the 2020 Match.  This webinar will provide an overview of the consensus statement on applying in the 2020 EM Match, with recommendations for best practices on how to most effectively advise your own medical students in various situations.
  • Nicole Dubosh, MD

    Director of Undergraduate Medical Education

    Harvard Medical School

    Dr. Dubosh is the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) where she served as Chief Resident. She then completed a fellowship in medical education at BIDMC. She currently serves as the Medical Education Fellowship Director, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, and Director of Education Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at BIDMC.  Dr. Dubosh has served as a member of the CDEM Executive Committee for three years and is the current CDEM President. Her research interests involve learner assessment and evaluation, teaching communications skills, mentorship, and neurological emergencies.
  • Fiona Gallahue

    Dr. Fiona Gallahue is the president of the Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine (CORD-EM).  She is the program director of the emergency medicine residency at the University of Washington (UW) and associate professor at the UW in the Department of Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Gallahue established the emergency medicine residency program at the UW in 2011. She was awarded the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in 2020.

    Dr. Gallahue is a graduate of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She completed her residency and chief residency in emergency medicine at New York University/Bellevue Medical Center in 2001.

    Dr. Gallahue’s research interests include and opportunities to improve graduate medical education, gender bias in resident evaluations, and engagement of residents in the clinical learning environment. Her work has been published in Academic Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine Education and Training, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Emergency Medicine, American Journal of Cardiology, and American Journal of Medical Quality.  She has one book, “Emergency Care of the Abused” published by Cambridge University Press. Dr. Gallahue has been featured on-air as an emergency physician for Martha Stewart’s “Blueprint” and “Living Today” call-in radio shows.

    When not working, Dr. Gallahue’s favorite pursuits are gardening, baking sourdough bread, and spending time with her husband and two daughters, a teenager and near-teen.

  • Cullen Hegarty, MD

    Program Director

    HealthPartners Institute/Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency

    Cullen B. Hegarty, MD is the program director of the HealthPartners Institute/Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Program.  Regions Emergency Medicine Residency is a PGY1-3 program located in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dr. Hegarty is also the co-chair of the CORD SLOE committee and has a strong interest in EM SLOEs and the EM application process.  He is married, with 3 kids (ages 19, 17 and 15), and lives in Rosemount Minnesota.
  • Julianna J. Jung, MD , MEd

    Member-at-Large / Director of Medical Student Education, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Dr. Jung graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1999 and completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2002. She has been a Hopkins faculty member since that time, and is currently an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine. Her primary career focus is medical education, with a particular interest in high-acuity and critical care content, as well as simulation-based education and assessment. She was the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in the Department of Emergency Medicine for 16 years, and earned a Master’s degree in Education for the Health Professions in 2017.

    She is currently the Director of Innovation in Medical Education for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in which capacity she is responsible for updating teaching and assessment methods in the medical student curriculum, as well as expanding the Hopkins footprint in the online education arena. Dr. Jung is a recognized leader in medical education, a former president of Clerkship Directors in EM, and a current member of the Board of Directors for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. She leads several educational and assessment programs at Hopkins, and has received numerous teaching awards and honors.