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BOLD-EM Elective

Building on Leadership and Diversity in Emergency Medicine: July 8-August 2nd, 2024

The BOLD-EM program is open to UMass Chan and visiting students from diverse backgrounds. This 4-week intensive summer program introduces students to the different facets of emergency medicine and primes them for a future career in emergency medicine leadership through shadowing, mentorship, and experiential learning.

We encourage first-year medical students motivated to pursue EM as a potential career path to apply. Students who are underrepresented in medicine are encouraged to apply. We are offering a limited number of stipends up to $1500 for eligible students.

The Program: BOLD-EM offers a combination of didactic and clinical training that will provide you with experiences in different aspects of emergency medicine and emergency medicine subspecialties. Each student will be paired with a faculty mentor and will interact with our faculty, fellows, and residents. 

Success in Emergency Medicine Panel Series: Engaging discussions focused on essential tips and skills crucial for achieving excellence

  • Workshops: A variety of topics providing exposure to various niches within emergency medicine
  • Shadowing: Hands on experience through shadow shifts with your mentor in our Level 1 Trauma center or community ED
  • Simulation: Participate in procedure training and simulation scenarios in our state-of-the-art simulation lab
  • "Deep-Dive": Select a topic of interest to learn more about and present to your peers
  • Research: Explore research opportunities with the BOLD-EM team
  • Experience the unique chance to fly on our LifeFlight helicopter or ride in our ground ambulances
  • Tailor your experience to match with your specific interests to gain a personalized and enriching learning journey
How to Apply: Applications for July 2024 are now open. Notifications will begin on a rolling basis, notifications will begin February 15th. Please click HERE to apply
Please contact Francesca McKay with questions