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NYU Bellevue Emergency Medicine Summer Medical Student Fellowship for Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine (URM)

Deadline: January 20, 2019

The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center in conjunction with the NYU School of Medicine is pleased to sponsor the Emergency Medicine Summer 2019 Medical Student Fellowship for Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine.

The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to increasing diversity within the field of Emergency Medicine. The goal of the program is to provide the interested medical student with an in-depth exposure to Emergency Medicine early on in medical school education (students who have completed their first year of medical school).

We encourage underrepresented minorities who are interested in Emergency Medicine, currently in their first year of medical school, to apply to our 5-week (July 1 to August 2, 2019) Summer Fellowship. We are offering 5 funded positions, including housing and a stipend, to support medical students who are underrepresented minorities interested in the field of Emergency Medicine.

Program Opportunities:

Meetings: Fellows will participate in procedure workshops, SIM sessions at our state-of-the-art SIM ceFreeform 5nter, social medicine initiatives, ultrasound workshops, resident conference, journal club, lectures given by our faculty and residents, toxicology rounds, quality and safety conference, a meeting with representatives from the Office of Diversity Affairs, teaching sessions with high school students, and a Wilderness Medicine outing.

Clinical: Each student will be paired with an Emergency Medicine faculty preceptor as well as an Emergency Medicine resident whom he or she will shadow on various shifts throughout the fellowship. Students will be exposed to tremendous diversity in clinical pathology and patient populations by rotating through the different hospitals within our academic center, including our nationally ranked tertiary care center at NYU Langone Health, the country’s first public hospital at Bellevue, and NYU Brooklyn (a Level I Trauma Center and Stroke Center).

Project: Fellows will be paired with their Faculty Mentor who will advise them on their final scholarly project to be presented within the Emergency Medicine Department towards the culmination of their fellowship.

Important Dates:

Summer Fellowship Dates: July 1 to August 2, 2019 Completed Application Deadline: January 20, 2019 Notification of Decision to Student: January 31, 2019 Student Confirmation of Acceptance to NYU: February 7, 2019

How to Apply:

Interested students must submit the following documents:

(1) a current CV

(2) a one-page essay describing your interest in the fellowship (please indicate your underrepresented minority status in your essay)

(3) a letter of recommendation from a faculty member at your medical school

(4) a photo

Students should submit these documents via email to ellie.pena@nyulangone.org or EMstudents@nyumc.org by January 20, 2019.

Educating Leaders 2019 Event & A Poster Competition for Osteopathic Medical Students

Deadline for abstract: August 29. 2019

Event date: April 10-13, 2019

Educating Leaders 2019, the AACOM Annual Conference is the largest event in the nation catered to osteopathic medical educators.  

Attracting a prestigious and diverse group of attendees, including university and college leadership, government officials, medical researchers, medical educators, communications officers, and more, Educating Leaders is the meeting place to hear from the most influential and respected decision makers in health care and learn from the newest and most innovative research and scholarly work from across the osteopathic medical education landscape.

This year, AACOM explores hot topic “Big Data,” the very foundation of evidence-based decision-making, as the conference theme. Analyzing complex data sets provide critical insights into OME profession's trends and patterns and tells us meaningful stories about how students and residents learn. Not only can big data be used to predict student, faculty, and physician outcomes, it's also one of the emerging disruptors that will impact how we teach and learn—ultimately shaping the health care our students will provide to their patients. 

Join us at Educating Leaders 2019 and be a part of the critical exploration into big data’s potential to revolutionize health care and higher education. View the Schedule at a Glance. The online program planner with session details will be available in January. 

The impact of big data and predictive analysis on medical education and outcomes, trainee and physician wellness, etc.Submit your poster abstract to Educating Leaders 2019, the AACOM Annual Conference, and compete against other osteopathic medical students for top placement, cash prizes, and recognition in front of the OME community at AACOM’s Annual Awards Banquet. In addition, posters presented at the conference have the option of being published in a special online issue of The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association (JAOA).The Educating Leaders 2019 theme is "Big Data." We’re looking for posters on the following topics:

  • Health systems science

  • Teaching and learning in undergraduate and graduate medical education and faculty development

  • Humanism and professionalism

  • Advocacy and policy

  • Skills development

  • Osteopathic medical education (including the impact of single accreditation, osteopathic recognition, EPAs, etc.)

This is the first year AACOM has run a separate poster competition just for osteopathic medical students; all osteopathic medical students are eligible to enter. Please submit your poster abstract through our online abstract portal by August 29, 2018, to be considered. 


Consider including the following elements in your CV:

Education: name, location, degree and date from all institutions you've attended
Leadership or participation in student organization, event, project, experience abroad 
Scholarships, Honors and Awards: include cum laude, magna cum laude, summa cum laude, election to AOA, or Gold Humanism, awards (including service awards), scholarships, etc. 
Medically relevant work experience: listed in reverse chronological order 
Research: indicate the institution, department, principal investigator or supervisor, brief title of the research project, your role, and dates of participation 
Publications: include all published articles on which you are an author or co-author; bold your name 
Presentations: include all relevant presentations (verbal, poster, paper) at medical conferences, specialty association meetings, etc. 
Service: leadership and volunteer activities; SOM committees
Interests: other skills such as foreign language, pilot’s license, etc. and hobbies 
Professional Memberships 

CV Writing Tips:

If you are uncertain about including something, ask yourself: Will this information help me get selected for a residency interview? Would I find this information relevant if I were a resident or faculty reader of my CV? If the answer to these questions is yes, include it. Otherwise, leave it out. 

Remember the importance of formatting. It’s easier to read a CV that is organized.

Education should always come first. After that, be guided by your strengths and put this section next. there is some variation. Be guided by your strengths. This could be: research, honors, awards, word experience, or volunteer work. 

​Be sure to get this looked over and edited by a few people. 
AAMC Careers in Medicine CV Page has more detailed information about writing a CV, what to include and recommended format.​
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CV information is from the UWSOM website: https://www.uwmedicine.org/