Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award

Deadline: TBA

SAEM is pleased to sponsor the Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award. This award is made available to each medical school to select a senior medical student who has demonstrated excellence in the specialty of emergency medicine.

The student selected from each school will receive:

  • One-year subscription to the SAEM monthly journal, Academic Emergency Medicine
  • One-year subscription to the SAEM Pulse
  • One-year resident/medical student membership in SAEM (July 1 – June 30)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Emergency Medicine

Please submit your application at least four weeks prior to the date the certificate is needed for graduation/presentation ceremonies.

Eligibility

Applicant:

Each medical school is limited to one recipient each year.

Submission:

Please complete the award application form (PDF) with the name of the selected recipient four weeks prior to the date the certificate is needed for graduation/presentation ceremonies. Be sure to fill in the student’s address and e-mail address on the form, so he or she may receive the subscriptions.

All nominations can be submitted electronically to SAEM at membership@saem.org or faxed to 847-813-5450.

Website: http://www.saem.org/about-saem/saem-awards/medical-student-excellence-award

ACEP Medical Student Awards

ACEP/EMRA National Outstanding Medical Student Award

(Must be nominated by and application completed by the EM chair, program director, or clerkship director.)

Award Criteria

The award recognizes up to five (5) fourth year EM-bound medical students who excel in humanism, professionalism, leadership/service, research, and academic excellence.

Eligibility

Fourth-year medical student who is:

  • A current member of ACEP/EMRA at the time of nomination
  • In good standing at a US allopathic or osteopathic medical school
  • Applying for a position in emergency medicine (EM) in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) or the military match

Application Process

  • Application completed by the EM chair, program director, or clerkship director
  • Letters of endorsement from the nominator and the EM chair, program director, or clerkship director
  • Documentation of humanism/professionalism, leadership in medical organizations and the community, research/publications, awards, and academic excellence

Selection Criteria

Humanism/professionalism, leadership in medical organizations and the community, research/publications, awards, and academic excellence

Award

$500 cash award
Award plaque
Recognition in ACEP and EMRA publications

Application Deadline: January 1st

Award Dates

Notification – April 15th
Presentation – EMRA’s Medical Student Forum

Website:  https://www.acep.org/who-we-are/acep-awards/medical-student-professionalism-and-service-award/national-outstanding-medical-student-award/#sm.000140n1y1w0zf3ayz61z8rrd6azf

EMRA Be the Change Challenge Award

Purpose of Award: This is EMRA’s largest award and is intended to empower you, as an EMRA member, to“dream big” for emergency medicine.  The award will provide a large grant to a resident/medical student or group of residents/students to create and pursue a project designed to have a significant impact on emergency medicine education, research, practice or policy.

Disbursement of Award: Award recipients will be given $5,000 ($2,000 will be disbursed upon receipt of the award; $3,000 will be disbursed upon completion of the project as outlined in the project proposal). Note: if award funds are being used to purchase goods for the project or to facilitate the proposed project, an advance on the balance of award monies may be requested.

Application Process:  Complete and submit the project proposal form, describing the project, its goals, budget, timeline, and its potential effects in detail. In addition, please include your curriculum vitae (for group submissions, only the group leader’s CV should be attached) and a letter of support from a faculty member within your residency program or medical school.
Sample Project Proposal: Project Safe Space

Eligibility: Applicants must be current EMRA members (medical students, residents, and alumni are eligible).

Selection Criteria: Grants will be judged on the quality, feasibility, and novelty of the project. We are looking for ideas that are ambitious, unique, and capable of improving emergency medicine practice.
*Note: If a suitable project proposal is not submitted during a given calendar year, this award will go unfilled for that year.

Award: $5000 total ($2000 up receipt of the award; $3000 upon completion)

Application Deadline: January 15 & July 15

Website: https://www.emra.org/be-involved/awards/be-the-change-grant/

EMRA Travel Scholarship to SAEM

Purpose: To assist a resident or student member of EMRA in the costs associated with attendance of the SAEM Annual Meeting

Application Process
: Letter of intent explaining need and purpose of attendance (no greater than one page), single letter of support, current curriculum vitae, and application form

Eligibility: Resident or student member of EMRA (international members included)

Selection Criteria: Up to six applicants may be chosen based on financial need and academic pursuit

Award: $500 travel scholarship, and SAEM will waive the Annual Meeting registration fees for any SAEM member who receives this award

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

Date of Inception: 2008

Sponsor: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)

About SAEM: The Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) brings together academic emergency medicine physicians from many regions to a single location. Thus, these meetings provide an opportunity for organizations other than SAEM to access the academic emergency medicine community. Visit the SAEM webpage for more information

Website: https://www.emra.org/be-involved/awards/

https://www.emra.org/be-involved/awards/saem-travel-scholarship/

Dr. Alexandra Greene Medical Student Award

The Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association Medical Student Award has been named in honor of Dr. Alexandra Greene. The award is given to recognize the great talent, hard work, and true compassion embodied by Dr. Greene, and to pass her memory on to students who might carry on her work.

Award Criteria

Recognizes 1 senior student (4th year) who displays a significant dedication to emergency medicine. Most importantly, this student goes out of his or her way for patients and colleagues. This student demonstrates compassion and professionalism even when faced with difficult situations and stresses

Application Process

Single letter of recommendation, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and EMRA Awards Application form completed online

Eligibility

EMRA Student member – 4th year

Selection Criteria

Leadership and service to students.

Award

$500

Application Deadline

January 1st

Award Date

Spring Meeting

Date of Inception

May 1997; dedicated to Dr. Alexandra Greene May 2007

EMRA -Emergency Medicine Grants

Local Action Grants

Purpose of Award: To promote the involvement of EM physicians-in-training in activities which support Emergency Medicine through community outreach and other community-driving events

Application Process: Submit Cover Letter, Grant Proposal Form (using the EMRA Local Action Grant Proposal Template), and CV(s) of primary author(s) to EMRA.  Preferred Method of submission is by email to awards@emra.org.  You may also submit materials by mail or fax.  Application & Cover letter may be submitted using the General Award Application form (see “apply now” button below).
Important:  Please note that the Grant Proposal Template requests the approval of a tax-exempt entity (university or other institution) who agrees to be the administrator of the grant funds.  EMRA does not allow for any indirect costs or other fees to be applied to the grant before distribution to the grantee.  If necessary, please request a waiver of these fees from your institution.

Eligibility: Grants will be available to any EMRA member (medical students, residents, fellows) or any emergency medicine interest group whose principal applicant is an EMRA member.

Selection Criteria: The proposed project must be consistent with EMRA’s Purposes and Objectives. Grants will be awarded in support of projects relating to: improving community health through education, direct services or preventive programs (e.g., developing a local bicycle helmet education program); supporting the specialty of emergency medicine through community awareness, advocacy of local and state medical societies, or involvement with local and state government e.g., development of a state “Emergency Medicine Day;” improving opportunities for resident education and interaction on the residency, state, or regional level e.g., travel honorariums for speakers, development of a regional EM resident conference.

Award: One award not to exceed $1000 each spring and fall

Sponsor: EMRA

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

Requirement: EMRA must receive appropriate acknowledgment for its support of the project. Local Action Grant recipients are encouraged to prepare a summary article of their results for EM Resident and to present a report at the membership meeting following the receipt of their grant.

Website: https://www.emra.org/be-involved/awards/