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EM Match Advice: Deep Dive into the SLOE

A high-stakes component in a medical student's application for an emergency medicine (EM) residency is the Standard Letter of Evaluation, or SLOE. This is a standardized templated letter, written by an group (e.g. department) or faculty from an EM-residency program. This episode of EM Match Advice gives a behind-the-scenes peek into what letter writers are thinking and a deeper dive into the mechanics of the SLOE. Panelists Dr. Abra Fant (Northwestern University)Dr. David Gordon (Duke [...]

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Ultrasound for the Win! 3-year-old with abdominal pain #US4TW

A 3-year-old Hispanic female with no significant past medical or surgical history presents to the Emergency Department with her mother for a 3 day history of crampy abdominal pain, intermittent bloody diarrhea and fever. There has been no recent travel, admissions, or antibiotic use. Her older sister reports similar symptoms, which have resolved. The patient saw her pediatrician the day prior, who recommended supportive care including oral rehydration. […]

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EM Match Advice: Deep Dive into the SLOE

A high-stakes component in a medical student's application for an emergency medicine (EM) residency is the Standard Letter of Evaluation, or SLOE. This is a standardized templated letter, written by an group (e.g. department) or faculty from an EM-residency program. This episode of EM Match Advice gives a behind-the-scenes peek into what letter writers are thinking and a deeper dive into the mechanics of the SLOE. Panelists Dr. Abra Fant (Northwestern University)Dr. David Gordon (Duke [...]

Nov 22, 201911, 2019

Is Digital Attendance Enough?

Many medical schools have responded to student requests and begun to record and stream didactic lectures.  Students report watching these lectures can be more convenient and allow them to personalize the time, location, [...]

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Is Digital Attendance Enough?

Many medical schools have responded to student requests and begun to record and stream didactic lectures.  Students report watching these lectures can be more convenient and allow them to personalize the time, location, and speed to their specific needs. Meanwhile, faculty are freed up from giving the same Powerpoint lecture every semester and schools can highlight their “digital presence.” It seems to be a win on all sides, except when you look at the outcomes. [...]

Sep 17, 201909, 2019

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day 2019

To address the growing issue of physician suicide, the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD), in collaboration with AAEM, ACEP, ACOEP, EMRA, RSA, RSO and SAEM, annually join forces to help highlight [...]

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