EMRA Medical Student Membership Benefits

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“The Emergency Medicine Residents' Association is the voice of emergency medicine physicians-in-training and the future of our specialty.” …

“The Emergency Medicine Residents' Association is the voice of emergency medicine physicians-in-training and the future of our specialty.”

All medical students are welcome to join. MDs & DOs! M1 through M4! 

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  • 1. Emergency Medicine Residents’ (and Students’) Association
  • 2. Our History EMRA is the largest and oldest independent resident organization in the world. EMRA was founded in 1974 and today has a membership of nearly 12,000 residents, medical students, and alumni. 1992 = Medical Student Section formed. 1994 = First Medical Student Forum. Today = Nearly 2,000 student members.
  • 3. Our Mission “The Emergency Medicine Residents' Association is the voice of emergency medicine physicians-in-training and the future of our specialty.” www.emra.org/benefits/become-an-emra-member All medical students are welcome to join. MDs & DOs! M1 through M4!
  • 4. Membership Organizations EMRA + ACEP + Your State Chapter Medical students get the benefits of all 3 organizations for only $55 per year. Please note that some state chapters have additional dues for medical students: DC ($20), IL ($30), MD ($20), NV ($50), ND ($25), OH ($5), VT ($50), VA ($15)
  • 5. Included In Your Membership Kit Perfect for students preparing to specialize in EM. Master the top 20 chief complaints for your EM rotations. Keep this handy guide in your white coat pocket.
  • 6. Included In Your Membership Kit Each chapter starts with critical actions & then expands. EMRA’s PressorDex Adult Infusion, Clinical Prediction, Pediatric Qwic, and Airway Cards.
  • 7. EMRA’s EM Resident Magazine Six issues per year sent to all EMRA members. www.emra.org/publications/em-resident-archive Get published! Student written articles in each issue.
  • 8. E-News Updates What’s Up in Emergency Medicine? EMRA’s once monthly e-newsletter for all members, including students. ACEP Now Written by physicians for physicians. Available in print and online at www.ACEPNow.com Regional Student Newsletters Prepared once per month by your EMRA Medical Student Council Regional Representative. Emergency Medicine Today Daily, weekday-morning bulletins prepared for members of ACEP.
  • 9. The Best Blogs in EM Collection
  • 10. Free E-Resources www.emra.org/publications/books EMRA’s Medical Student Survival Guide is also available for download.
  • 11. Legacy Documentary Emergency medicine is one of the youngest medical specialties in the United States. EMRA’s Legacy Initiative was designed to celebrate the rich history of the specialty and the pioneering spirit of its founders. www.emra.org/publications/legacy-documentary EMRA members can view the full hour documentary online. Host a viewing party at your institution!
  • 12. Free Education Products
  • 13. EMRA Awards & Scholarships EMRA Spring Awards – Deadline February 15th • Travel Scholarships to SAEM • Dr. Alexandra Greene Medical Student Award • EMRA Research Grant • EMRA Local Action Grant EMRA Fall Awards – Deadline July 15th • Travel Scholarships to ACEP • Be the Change Challenge • EMRA Local Action Grant www.emra.org/students/awards-and-scholarships ACEP also has two awards available for medical students. SAEM has awards available for students and EMIGs.
  • 14. EMRA Medical Student Council Each year, 21 students from across the country are selected to serve on EMRA's Medical Student Council. This is a phenomenal opportunity to become more involved in the field of Emergency Medicine, network with students and faculty from coast to coast, and develop resources to assist fellow students navigate medical school and the residency application process. Each position also includes funding to attend the SAEM Annual Meeting and ACEP Scientific Assembly www.emra.org/students/medical-student-council Applications due February 15th each year.
  • 15. EMRA Divisions & Committees • • • • • • • Committees Awards Editorial Education Health Policy Informatics Medical Student Research • • • • • • • Divisions Critical Care EMS International EM Pediatric EM Simulation Ultrasound Wilderness www.emra.org/committees-divisions Get involved! Student participation is encouraged.
  • 16. Mentorship Program Students, find a resident mentor in a certain geographic area, with similar life experiences, that has the same areas of EM special interests as you. Well maybe we can’t make that perfect of a match. But we’ll try. Apply today to get started. www.emra.org/students/mentorship Great for Military, Osteopathic, International Students, too!
  • 17. There’s An App For That
  • 18. EMRA Medical Student Symposia
  • 19. Sign Up: Free Regional Newsletter www.emra.org/students/regional-newsletter
  • 20. Questions? Join today at www.emra.org!