RAMS-CDEM Tricks of the Trade Webinar 1280x600

Tricks of the Trade: Clinically Transitioning
from Medical School to Residency



Presentation Description

This webinar is the second in a series of two designed to help new or young residents in emergency medicine transitioning from medical school to residency. In this episode, we will focus on the clinical challenges and how they differ as a medical student vs a resident. We will also focus on tips and tricks for how to excel on your rotations as an intern. Our speakers specialize in medical education and working with young learners.

Presentation Agenda

  • Greetings and introductions
  • Recommendations for Clinical Success as an Intern
  • Q&A
  • Closing




Sharon Bord, MD
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Medical Student Education
Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Sharon Bord, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She attended medical school at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and then completed residency training at Boston Medical Center. She has a focus on both undergraduate and graduate medical education, and is a member of the Teaching College, a group of faculty members in the Department of Emergency Medicine dedicated to educational endeavors for residents and medical students. She serves as the co-director for the required medical student clerkship and subinternship in emergency medicine. She also has been integral in developing new curriculum and exam material, including an observed structured clinical exam. Her research is in the area of medical education, with a focus on student assessment. On a national level, she is a member of the Committee of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors and Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine. Additionally, she is on the editorial board for a board review question book. She is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and staying active. 




Andrew Golden, MD
Medical Education Fellow
Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Chicago

Andrew Golden is a first-year Medical Education Fellow at the University of Chicago Section of Emergency Medicine.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology from Purdue University before attending medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  He completed his residency training and was a Chief Resident at the University of Cincinnati Department of Emergency Medicine.  As a Medical Education Fellow, he currently works as an attending physician at the University of Chicago adult emergency department and is involved with resident and medical student education.  His research interests include workplace-based assessment of learners, entrustable professional activities, and entrustment decisions.  When not working, he can often be found running along Lake Michigan or SCUBA diving in new tropical locations.


image002Hamza Ijaz, MD

University of Cincinnati
RAMS Board, Member-at-Large 2020-21
RAMS Board, Secretary-Treasurer 2021-22

Hamza Ijaz is a second year emergency medicine resident at the University of Cincinnati. He graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2019. He currently serves as the SAEM-RAMS Secretary & Treasurer. His interests are in medical education, ED administration and operations.