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

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

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Dr. Jung graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1999 and completed EM residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2002. She went on to join the Hopkins faculty, and has served as director of the required Core Clerkship in Emergency Medicine since 2004. Since then, EM has become the highest-rated clerkship at Hopkins according to the AAMC Graduation Questionnaire, earning the top spot for more than ten consecutive years. Dr. Jung leads numerous other School of Medicine courses, and serves as Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center. She earned her MEd degree in 2017, and has won numerous teaching awards. She has been on a member of the CDEM Executive Committee since 2014, and currently serves as President.