Congratulations Samantha Hay, MD (EM-1) on being selected as a 2019 fellow for EMRA’s Health Policy Academy. The EMRA Health Policy Academy is a highly selective year-long academy that trains residents on policy advocate in Emergency Medicine. Passionate residents like Dr. Hay have the opportunity to impact policy within Emergency Medicine at a local and national level and this will lead to a lifetime of advocacy and national involvement. Dr. Hay will get training in resolution writing, parliamentary procedure, and how to advocate for specific issues affecting Emergency Medicine. She will also gain exposure lobbying on Capitol Hill with ACEP at the Leadership & Advocacy Conference (LAC).