About Michelle Lin, MD

ALiEM Editor-in-Chief
Editorial Board Member, Annals of Emergency Medicine
UCSF Academy Endowed Chair for EM Education
UCSF Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
San Francisco General Hospital
31 08, 2014

I am Dr. Anand Swaminathan – Co-Creator for EM Lyceum & Omnipresent Educator: How I Work Smarter

By |August 31st, 2014|How I Work Smarter|6 Comments|

How I Work Smarter LogoIn this new installment in the “How I Work Smarter” series, we are featuring Dr. Anand Swaminathan (@EMSwami), who seems to have infiltrated all educational digital platforms that we use. As the faculty reviewer for the evidence-based EM blog EM Lyceum, regular contributor for the EM:RAP podcast, associate editor for the REBEL-EM blog, and Editor for R&R for the Life in the Fast Lane blog, he also serves as the Assistant Program Director for the NYU/Bellevue EM residency program in his free time! After Anand was called out by Dr. Salim Rezaie’s Working Smarter blog post, he shares his own useful pearls.

29 08, 2014

EM Match Advice: Interviewing Strategies

By |August 29th, 2014|EM Match Advice|0 Comments|

EM Match icon

We are thrilled to hear that the first three Google Hangout videos for EM Match Advice were helpful for medical students, applying into EM. With interview season rapidly approaching in a few months (Nov-Feb), we gathered a few of our favorite program directors to discuss interviewing tips. Thanks again to Dr. Mike Gisondi for spearheading this innovative and helpful resource for medical students.

24 08, 2014

I am Lainie Yarris, Residency Director at OHSU: How I Work Smarter

By |August 24th, 2014|How I Work Smarter|1 Comment|

How I Work Smarter LogoIn the first post for the “How I Work Smarter” series, I called out Dr. Esther Choo (@choo_ek), who then called out superstar educator Dr. Lainie Yarris (@lainieyarris) from OHSU. A quick Pubmed search of her name scrolls on and on, that I can’t even do justice about summarizing. Oh, and did I mention that she also the residency director for her department’s EM program? She was featured on a recent EM Match Advice Google Hangout video. Lainie kindly shares her secrets on working smarter.

22 08, 2014

Inviting contributors to ALiEM: An open peer-reviewed content submission process

By |August 22nd, 2014|Clinical, Expert Peer Reviewed (Clinical), Pre Publication Critique (Clinical)|6 Comments|

open peer-reviewed content submission processOver the last several years, ALiEM has recruited a team of regular contributors, each with their own individual passions within the entire breadth of Emergency Medicine. ALiEM has provided these individuals with a global platform capable of carrying their message to a target audience of thousands of regular subscribers. Furthermore, the evolution of a rigorous pre-publication Expert Peer Review process has helped ensure that the content is especially polished and scientifically accurate.

Today marks a new day. The overwhelming success of the website and editorial process has led us to what we feel is the next step for this academic blog and online medical education: peer-reviewed community content submission.

20 08, 2014

EM Match Advice: The EM Rotation, ERAS, and Am I Competitive?

By |August 20th, 2014|EM Match Advice|11 Comments|

EM Match iconToday launches a series of Google Hangout videos, which was created and expertly facilitated by Dr. Michael Gisondi (@MikeGisondi) from Northwestern. In this series, he recruited an amazing panel of program directors from around the country, who have kindly volunteered their time to share their insights and expertise. In these videos, you get a sense of each panelist’s personalities while they outdo each other with behind-the-scenes advice and stories, which would normally be shared only at the institutional level. Our videocasts are a unique must-see for medical students interested in and applying into Emergency Medicine (EM). Keep a look out for more videos in the future!