Resident Career Day

August 30, 2018

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Looking ahead to the next phase of your career? Get ready for everything that comes next — from personal finance to practice options to contract negotiation — with ICEP’s program designed to provide resources and advice to residents, medical students and young physicians as they embark on their emergency medicine careers.

Let’s face it: Life after residency brings a new set of challenges. ICEP’s Resident Career Day focuses on giving you the tools you need to meet these challenges head on and turn them into opportunities.

The educational program puts you in touch with the experts to learn best practices for professional development.

Plus, discover career opportunities at a powerful networking event — the Speed Dating Career Fair: The field’s top recruiters will rotate through tables of participants, giving attendees the best chance to network with potential employers and make valuable connections for the future. Expanded in 2018 to include educational mini-presentations!

Keynote Presentation

Christopher Kang, MD, FACEP
ACEP Board of Directors

Dr. Kang will present “Personal Finance for Resident EM Physicians.” He will demonstrate the impact of financial well-being on residents’ professional and personal lives, exploring best practices for personal finance with recommendations for future planning.

The 2018 program also features:
  •  A point-counterpoint discussion of the different clinical practice environments available to EM physicians and the implications for negotiating a contract in each setting. The interactive format will feature Christina Long, MD, FACEP, and Bill Sullivan, DO, JD, FACEP.
  • “Speed Dating” Career Fair where participants network with the field’s top recruiters in a round-table format to discover career opportunities and make key connections with potential employers. Educational mini-presentations will include resume key points, continuing education opportunities, financial planning
    options, medical malpractice, disability insurance, benefits packages, maternity and paternity leave, partner tracking, social media, workplace culture, and more.
  • Medical students and 1st year residents who don’t wish to participate in the Career Fair can sit down with Dr. Kang and ICEP President Janet Lin, MD, MPH, FACEP for an open forum discussion of current issues that impact those just starting out in the field.

Join ICEP before the start of Resident Career Day for a free CME breakfast meeting!

A VIRTUAL REALITY VIEW: Optimizing Immuno-Oncology Therapy Through the Management of Immune-Related Adverse Events: THE ROLE OF EMERGENCY PHYSICIANS

Thursday, August 30, 2018
6:30 AM – 6:45 AM : Registration and Breakfast

6:45 AM – 7:45 AM : CME presentation

Please join us for a CME Breakfast Symposium* titled, “Optimizing Immuno-Oncology Therapy Through the Management of Immune-Related Adverse Events: The Role of Emergency Physicians “, at Northwest Memorial Hospital before Resident Career Day.

*The symposium is based on an interactive format that incorporates case-based presentations, didactic lecture, and audience participation. We are excited to be introducing you today to a new technology which utilizes Virtual reality to enhance practice-based learning.

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Jason L. Luke, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL

LEARNING OBJECTIVES • After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discuss tumor immunosurveillance and immune escape in the pathophysiology of adult malignancies;
  • Review the clinical trial data for approved immune checkpoint-inhibitors, with a focus on the treated malignancies and their associated immune-related adverse events (irAEs);
  • Describe the diagnosis of irAEs associated with immunotherapies and current recommendations for their management and monitoring;
  • Examine the continuum of oncology care provided in the emergency room setting through the identification and management of irAEs.

TARGET AUDIENCE • This programming is designed to meet the educational needs of emergency department physicians and other emergency room healthcare professionals working as part of the multidisciplinary care team.

Earn 1.00 AMA Category 1 Credits™,  1.00 ACEP Recognized Credits, 1.00 ANCC Contact Hour(s).

Register for Resident Career Day to RSVP for this free breakfast seminar!

Missed Resident Career Day?

2017 Resident Career Day App – including presentation handouts and Exhibitor/Sponsor Listings

2016 Resident Career Day App – including presentation handouts and Exhibitor/Sponsor Listings

Video Lectures from 2014
Videos from 2014 Resident Career Day are available now at on the following topics:

  • “The House I Will Never Live In”: Managing Student Debt – panel discussion
  • Global Health Opportunities – panel discussion
  • Building Your Brand Using Social Media – Dr. Ernest Wang
  • What I Didn’t Learn in Residency – Dr. Paul Kivela

Podcast Lectures from 2013
Audio podcasts from the program are now available! Listen to all of the general sessions from Resident Career Day to pick up more strategies and advice you might have missed. Visit to listen to these helpful presentations. Handouts are included in the blog posts for quick reference.

Conflict Resolution article referenced in Dr. Ed Ward’s EPIC article

Full Presentation – Resident to Attending: Transition – Dr. Alex Rosenau

Session Handout – Resident to Attending: Transitions – Dr. Alexander Rosenau

Session Handout – Contract Negotiation – Dr. William Sullivan

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