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APPLY NOW: 2020 Essentials of Emergency Medicine Education Fellowship Program

Luz Maria Silverio, MD |

The 2020 Essentials of Emergency Medicine (EEM) conference is in May 2020, but opportunities start NOW. This conference is one of the largest live EM educational conferences in the world with over 2,000 attendees. The conference organizers, led by Dr. Paul Jhun, are again offering an amazing opportunity for EM residents anywhere in the world to serve as an EEM Fellow for the next EEM conference May 21-23, 2020.

EEM Education Fellowship

EEM is offering ALiEM a mini-fellowship position to eligible residents anywhere in the world. Those selected to participate will receive:

  • FREE conference registration
  • FREE 4-night hotel stay at the Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA
  • A travel stipend of US $500

As part of the EEM staff, fellows will get a rare opportunity to experience the behind-the-scenes work associated with developing and producing one of the world’s largest and best EM educational conferences. Fellow responsibilities will include online chat moderation, social media management, CME preparation, research projects, and more. A common theme voiced by previous EEM fellows has been the opportunity to interact directly and develop meaningful relationships with the renowned, fun, and master clinician-educators in the EEM faculty.

Quotes from the 2019 EEM Fellows

“This fellowship was more than just a chance to attend and work at a phenomenal educational conference. It gave me the opportunity to meet and work alongside other amazing residents and faculty that I don’t think I would have crossed paths with this early in my career otherwise. What this fellowship really played out to be though was an invaluable networking opportunity with giants in the field of Emergency Medicine. I established mentors, I curated friendships and most importantly, changed my mindset of what medical education has to look like in the absolute best way possible. Not only would I work this conference again and again, I will be in attendance for it every year I can be. Paul and his team changed the game of what traditional ‘continuing medical education’ has to look like and it was a privilege to sit front row to witness and learn from it.”

Michelle Romeo, MD

“Without a doubt, the most fun you’ll have at a conference, ever. EEM is what all conferences should be- high-yield, exciting, fun, pinpoint educational pearls with a one-of-a-kind ambiance of camaraderie, fellowship, and shared experience… Essentials is truly something very special. It is hard to explain to my friends how exciting, educational, AND entertaining this conference is! I returned to my work with a renewed love for my specialty, my patients, and my colleagues. See you next year!”

Tim Montrief, MD, MPH

Application Process

ALiEM’s contest involves writing a blog post. All applicants must be a resident in good standing at an accredited Emergency Medicine program in the United States, or in good academic standing at any Emergency Medicine residency program in the world, and be available to attend all 3 conference days in San Francisco (May 21- May 23, 2020). Applicants should complete a brief online application and upload material through the submission forms below. The application process is open now.

Complete the application form below and submit a blog post on anything clinically or educationally relevant to EM providers. This may be a short clinical pearl, topic review, or trick of the trade. The blog post should be 700 words or less. Be creative, showcase your educational prowess, and teach us something about a topic you are passionate about!

Judging Criteria

Your blog post (<700 words) submission will be judged on:

  1. Relevance: How relevant is this submission to EM education and/or clinical practice?
  2. Innovation: How creative and innovative is this submission?
  3. Design: How well is the information presented?
  4. Content: How well did this candidate present the material with respect to clarity, conciseness, accuracy, and references?

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submission: January 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm PST
  • Fellowship winner announcement: January 31, 2020

Questions? Email us.

Ready to Submit Your Blog Post Application?


  1. Your post-graduate year of training
  2. Your EM residency program name, program director’s name, and his/her email
  3. Your email address
  4. Your blog post file (acceptable formats include Microsoft Word, PDF, Google doc, Pages)

Go to Application Submission Site

Author information

Luz Maria Silverio, MD

Luz Maria Silverio, MD

Attending Emergency Physician, Kaiser Santa Clara
Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliate), Stanford University School of Medicine

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