Browsing: Medical Education

Board Review Questions: August 2017 A social worker brings a 10-month-old boy to the emergency department for an examination before placing him in a foster home. He was removed from his own home beca
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Find Your Voice! A free trip to Washington D.C.? Sign me up! As a fourth-year medical student who had recently matched into an emergency medicine residency, I thought this non-medical course was a ch
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Best Podcasts for the Student EM Nerd As future emergentologists, we sign up for a life of continuous learning. Even after residency, we will be constantly reading published journal articles to updat
Board Review Questions: June 2017 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational review.
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I Smell a Rat: Advocating for Resident As Teacher It looked like a scene from a horror movie — tiny bones scattered over the kitchen table vaguely resembling an amateur archeological adventure into a
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Medical Simulation 102: Introduction to Simulation in EM Residency The goal for simulation is not task completion but optimization. Medical simulation was first formalized with roots in military medi
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Setting Up for Success: The Importance of Medical Student Mentorship Whether through formal arrangements or casual interactions, medical students depend on the guidance of resident mentors to help th
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Clinical Apps for EM I'm one of those people who collects too many apps, most of which never get used. However, during my third-year EM clerkship and my fourth-year EM sub-I rotations, I identified a
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Medical Student SIMWars “This is Ambulance 80. We are currently en route to your facility with a 72-year-old male who sustained a 2-story fall”¦” To an experienced provider, this may sound like the b
Board Review Questions: January 2017 Provided by PEER VIII. PEER (Physician's Evaluation and Educational Review in Emergency Medicine) is ACEP's gold standard in self-assessment and educational revie