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Submit your abstract for #CORDAA19
The advances in CORD Education Research and Innovation Forum seeks Abstract submissions in emergency medicine graduate and undergraduate educational research and innovations. Abstract Submission information can be found here.
Deadline: Abstracts – November 30, 2018
Use of Social Media in Education 
This Thursday, November 29th at 2:30PM EST. Join Anand Swaminathan, MD @EMSwami for another addition to #CORDConnects. Registration is always free and open to all audiences. Register today! Browse past episodes and discover something new.
Apply for the CORD/EMF Grants
CORD has partnered with EMF to bring you two grant opportunities with a deadline of February 28, 2019.
Writing a grant application can be difficult, CORD Connects hosted "Grant Writing" where Dr. Byyny delves into the best practices of writing a successful grant and more. Learn more about these grants and how to apply.
More from CORD
Join the CORD Board of Directors
Have you thought about increasing your involvement within CORD, now is your opportunity to become a leader. Learn more about becoming a Board Member and apply before the December 15th deadline. Please consider self-nominating to help lead this organization and continue to develop the next generation of Emergency Medicine educators and program leadership. Apply today or take a look at this quick cheat sheet on what it takes to become a Board Member.
  • President Elect (1)
  • Secretary-Treasurer (1)
  • Member-at-Large (3)
  • Resident Member-at-Large (1)
Residents! Take the lead on your personal finances
As the holiday season approaches, money seems to always go out faster than it comes in, with the support of a CORD Education Grant, member Eric Shappell, MD created MD in the Black - a personal finance curriculum designed specifically for medical residents. We encourage you to bookmark this website to follow along the journey! Have a project you want supported, use our proposal form for the CORD Board to review.
CORD members in motion!
  • In 2018 Carol H. Lee, MD, FACEP became the New EM Residency Program Director at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
  • The Department of Emergency Medicine at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center was awarded the Arrowhead VANGUARD of the Year award by the ARMC Foundation for recognition and appreciation for consistent support of ARMCs efforts to have a significant impact on the center’s clinical programs, physician assistant fellowship programs and graduate medical education.
  • Kaushal Shah, MD is the new Vice Chair of Education at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine Emergency Department
  • Wallace Carter, MD will be stepping down as Program Director after 27 years, where he spent the last 17 at New York Presbyterian where he founded the program. Dr. Carter will remain at the Cornell Campus full time where he will return to a more robust role in EMS and to delve into faculty development and education.
If you have a news you want to share, please send an email to to be included in our next newsletter.
Updates from EMRA

EMRA now accepting applications for spring awards

From Program Director, to Coordinator of the Year, EMRA is accepting applications for these and many more. Explore a complete list of awards here! Deadline is January 15, 2019.

EMRA's 18 Committees
Committees are looking for Chair Elect and Vice Chair positions. Encourage emerging leaders in your program who are interested in a niche in emergency medicine to apply.  Deadline is January 10.
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CORD President | Christopher Doty, MD      CORD Executive Director | Michele Byers, CMP, CAE 
Newsletter Editor | Tina Odisho Greenwood       CORD Board & Staff Listing
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