How To Conference

Updated: Sep 20, 2019

Attending your first (or any) medical conference can be overwhelming. The schedule can be cumbersome, traveling can be exhausting, and presenting can be terrifying. We, at sheMD, created a new verb "to conference" and we are here to share with you advice about how to get the most out of "conferencing".

I just had a great experience attending my first national conference Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) in Seattle, Washington. This was a large conference with over 1600 people in attendance. While this experience can be intimidating, I wanted to share a few tips about diving right in to make the most of your time at a local or regional meeting.

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