EMRA Case-Con

Bring Your Case to Case-Con at ACEP18

Do you want to present an interesting Emergency Medicine case at one of the largest EM national conferences in the country? Are you looking for a way to strengthen your EM residency application? Are you interested in a chance to win a cash prize? 

Where:  ACEP18 Scientific Assembly - San Diego, CA
When:   Monday, October 1, 2018: 10a - 12

What is Case-Con?

Case-Con is a poster presentation contest of interesting/notable emergency medicine cases. Presentations will include a 5-minute presentation followed by 2 minutes of group discussion. Presentations will be judged by a panel of EM residents and faculty. Three winners will be selected and awarded cash prizes!

Wanna Judge?

Senior residents are needed to select abstracts and score presentations at ACEP Scientific Assembly.

What Do I Do?

Step by step guide to participating in Case-Con.

Submit Your Abstract Today

Guide for Presenters

  • Authors are asked to submit a word document (3000 character limit) with a description of their proposed case presentation.
  • Subtitles to include:
    • Introduction
    • Case Description
    • Discussion (with notable learning points)
    • Conclusion
  • Authors selected for case presentation will then submit a .pdf version of their case presentation poster.
  • Presentations will be judged based on the Case-Con Rubric.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Abstract submission: July 15, 2018
  • Selection process: July 16, 2018 - July 31, 2018
  • Notification of abstract selection: August 2, 2018
  • Deadline for poster draft: September 15, 2018

Topics of Interest

  • Uncommon presentations of common illnesses
  • Interesting (de-identified) clinical pictures
  • Any case that you think has an interesting teaching point
  • Novel treatments / techniques


  • First place: $250
  • Second place: $150
  • Third place: $100