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General Information about FOEM's Competitions


FOEM Case Study Poster Competition

TBD, APRIL, 2017

2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
The HYATT COCONUT POINT
BONITA SPRINGS, FL

This annual competition takes place during the ACOEP Spring Seminar and is open to residents and students that have completed an interesting case study and would like to present it as a poster summarizing their findings.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  January 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  March 1
  • Top 3 posters are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively. All winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Research Study Poster Competition

Sponsored by Florida Emergency Physicians

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016

7:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.
HILTON SAN FRANCISCO UNION SQUARE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

This annual competition takes place during the ACOEP Scientific Assembly and is open to residents and students that have completed a research project and would like to present it as a poster summarizing their findings.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • Top 3 posters are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively.  All winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Clinical Pathological Case Competition (CPC)

Sponsored by ERdocFinder

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016

7:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
HILTON SAN FRANCISCO UNION SQUARE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

This exciting annual competition pits residents against faculty in diagnosing a difficult case.  It takes place during the ACOEP Scientific Assembly.   Residents submit the case without final diagnosis, and the faculty member is given one month to develop a diagnosis.   Both residents and faculty submit PowerPoint presentations.  Each program must have a resident and faculty member in order to participate. 

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • Fee: $150 per program, per case submitted
  • Top 3 presentations are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively for both residents and faculty members. All resident winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Oral Abstract Competition

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016

12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.
HILTON SAN FRANCISCO UNION SQUARE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

This annual competition takes place during the ACOEP Scientific Assembly and is open to residents and students that have completed a research project and would like to present it as a PowerPoint presentation (multiple slides, not poster) summarizing their findings.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:  July 31
  • DEADLINE FOR POWERPOINT:  September 30
  • Top 3 presentations are awarded $500, $250, and $125 respectively. All winners receive 2 tickets to the FOEM Legacy Gala.

FOEM Resident Research Paper Competition

Sponsored by WestJEM

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2016
2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.
HILTON SAN FRANCISCO UNION SQUARE
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

This is FOEM’s most prestigious event.   Participants submit their research papers (already required to complete residency training) for review by a panel of physician experts.   The panel identifies the top 3 papers prior to conference, and the winning resident-authors present their findings at the ACOEP Scientific Assembly annually.

  • DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION/SUBMISSION OF PAPER:  July 31
  • FOEM will give up to $3500 annually for the best research papers.   Typically the top 3 papers get $2000, $1000, and $500 respectively, but FOEM reserves the right to withhold funds if quality work is not submitted.   FOEM may also divide the money between 2 papers or give it to one winner depending on the circumstance.

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