Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award

Deadline: June

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

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 Newsletter
  • One-year resident/medical student membership in SAEM (July 1 – June 30)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Emergency Medicine

Eligibility

Applicant

Each medical school is limited to one recipient each year.

Submission

Please complete the award application form (Word) 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

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ACEP Medical Student Awards

For Students Intending to Pursue an Emergency Medicine Career – must be nominated:

 Website: National Outstanding
Medical Student Award
Medical Student
Professionalism and
Service Award
Number of awards Up to 10 based on selection by ACEP’s Academic Affairs Committee One for each medical school OR emergency medicine residency program based on selection by school or residency program
Eligibility   Be a member in good standing of a US allopathic or osteopathic medical school.

Applying for a position in Emergency Medicine within the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) match.

 Be a member in good standing of a US allopathic or osteopathic medical school.
Selection process Points awarded for:

  • humanism/professionalism;
  • scholarly achievement;
  • leadership and service to medical organizations/ ACEP;
  • community service;
  • and research/publications
Select one medical student per medical school or EM residency program for student who:

  • gives outstanding care to patients in professional/humanistic manner;
  • has active leader service to medical organizations and community;
  • grades and board scores are NOT a requisite
Submission process Complete application form from ACEP’s Web site Only one nominee per medical school or EM residency program.

Submit name of local award recipient to ACEP using online submission form

Application deadline  February 10, 2017
Winners announced April 28, 2017
April 28, 2017
Awards
  • plaque from ACEP
  • free one year membership in ACEP
  • free registration to ACEP’s annual meeting or satellite meeting during residency
  • reception at ACEP’s annual meeting
  • a certificate from ACEP
  • reception at ACEP’s annual meeting
  • any monetary award to be decided at the local level
Announcement
  • recognized during ACEP’s awards ceremony at its annual meeting
  • publication of names in ACEP publication
  • state chapters will be notified of award recipients
  • publication of names in an ACEP publication
  • encourage presentation of award at your medical school’s award ceremony or graduation ceremony

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: July 15

Website: http://www.emra.org/Content.aspx?id=1652

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: July 15

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: http://www.emra.org/Content.aspx?id=170

EMRA Research Grant

Purpose of Award: To provide research funding to physicians in training (residents or medical students) interested in completing a research project during residency/medical school.   This Grant promotes the involvement of emergency medicine trainees in research which supports the specialty of emergency medicine and its training.

Application Process: Submit Cover Letter, Grant Proposal Form (using the EMRA Research Project Proposal Form), 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.

Eligibility: Grants will be available to any EMRA Medical Student or Resident member, or any emergency medicine interest group whose principal applicant is an EMRA Student or Resident member.

Selection Criteria: The proposed project must be consistent with EMRA’s Purposes and Objectives. Grant Applications will be reviewed by the EMRA Research Committee and projects will be selected based on the perceived importance and possible impact of the research, as described on the Research Project Proposal Form.

Award: Two awards of $1000 each Spring

Sponsor: EMRA

Application Deadline: January 15

Award Date: Spring EMRA Events in conjuction with SAEM’s Annual Meeting

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

Website: http://www.emra.org/Content.aspx?id=167

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:
The Dr. Alexandra Greene EMRA Medical Student Award recognizes a senior student (3rd or 4th year) who displays a significant dedication to emergency medicine. More 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 support, the nominee’s curriculum vitae, and application form

Eligibility: 3rd or 4th year Medical Student member of EMRA

Selection Criteria: Leadership and service to students.

Award: Plaque and $1000

Sponsor: EMRA

Application Deadline: January 15

Award Date: Spring Meeting

Requirement: None

Website: http://www.emra.org/Content.aspx?id=163