31 10, 2014

MEdIC Series: The Case of the Debriefing Debacle – Expert Review and Curated Commentary

By |October 31st, 2014|MEdIC series|0 Comments

The Case of the Debriefing Debacle brought us in2.02 mini MEdICto the world of Melanie the medical student who experienced her first cardiac arrest. Join us as we explore the issues around debriefing and how best to incorporate it into your clinical and teaching practices. This week demonstrated that the MEdIC community is dedicated to engaging in thoughtful, reflective discussion.

28 10, 2014

US4TW Case: 30M with Blunt Abdominal Trauma

By |October 28th, 2014|Expert Peer Reviewed (Clinical), Pre Publication Critique (Clinical), Trauma, Ultrasound|1 Comment

Welcome to another ultrasound-based case, part of the “Ultrasound For The Win!” (#US4TW) Case Series. In this peer-reviewed case series, we focus on real clinical cases where bedside ultrasound changed management or aided in diagnoses. In today’s case, a 30-year-old male is brought in after blunt trauma from a high-speed MVC.

26 10, 2014

I am Dr. Scott Weingart, ED Intensivist & Author of EMCrit Podcast: How I Work Smarter

By |October 26th, 2014|How I Work Smarter|4 Comments

How I Work Smarter LogoI have known Dr. Scott Weingart for several years now and have watched with amazement about how quickly he established his academic reputation in critical care through the little podcast that could, EMCrit, in 2009 into a worldwide standard. His mantra is: “Bringing upstairs care, downstairs one podcast at a time.” Scott also has blanketed the lecture circuit, and I look forward to catching up with him when he comes to speak at our upcoming UCSF High Risk Emergency Medicine Hawaii (#HREM15). In response to Dr. Rob Mac Sweeney’s nomination for this series, Scott was kind enough to share some of his insights.

25 10, 2014

HOT OFF THE PRESS: ALiEM MEdIC Series | Free e-Book

By |October 25th, 2014|MEdIC series, Social Media & Tech|0 Comments

MEdIC CoverToday, the ALiEM team presented the Medical Education in Cases (MEdIC) Series to the world at the 2014 International Conference on Residency Education. Along with student-researcher Daneilla Dmitri, I represented the team to describe the digitally engaging and educationally grounded environment that we have created in our monthly MEdIC cases.  It was an honor to present our work at this international forum and to be featured as one of the Top 5 What Works presentations. In coordination with our presentation, we are releasing our first FREE MEdIC e-book!

24 10, 2014

MEdIC Series | The Case of the Debriefing Debacle

By |October 24th, 2014|MEdIC series|56 Comments

Welcome back again this week to the Medical Education in Cases series.  Last month we had a record breaking number of people join us for the case discussion, and we hope you will come back and share your thoughts with this one.

This month’s case centers upon Dr. Berner and his student Melanie as they both go through a Cardiac Arrest case. Consider their story and think about how you might approach this case.