SAEM Research Learning Series: Writing a Winning Abstract for a Scientific Meeting

By |Feb 20, 2019|Categories: Research|Tags: |0 Comments

In this podcast episode of the SAEM Research Learning Series, Drs. Mary and Nate Haas interview Daren M. Beam, MD MS (Indiana University) talk about his research career. Listen to this episode which is chock full of practical pearls to help you get ahead with submitting a winning abstract for a scientific meeting or conference. As a bonus, you will also hear behind-the-scenes stories about how the PE Rule-out Criteria (PERC) rule came to be while he was a research coordinator before medical school. Did you know that it was originally nicknamed the “PE Pink Sheet”? […]

IDEA Series: A Workshop to Reflect on Personal Resilience

By |Feb 12, 2019|Categories: IDEA series, Wellness|0 Comments

The Problem Burnout is a well-known syndrome characterized by poor self-care, dehumanization, exhaustion, and reduced effectiveness. The study of wellness and resilience among emergency medicine (EM) providers and trainees has recently blossomed, largely as a consequence of recent tragedies of physician suicide, provider distress, and an increased awareness the impact burnout has on both personal and professional domains. While there are ongoing discussions on practices to best address burnout, methods have focused on promoting resilience, mindfulness, and provider engagement.1 […]

IDEA Series: A Low-fidelity Simulation Workshop for Teaching Cricothyroidotomy

By |Feb 3, 2019|Categories: Critical Care/ Resus, IDEA series|0 Comments

The Problem Cricothyroidotomy is an emergency life-saving procedure that involves surgical placement of a tube through the cricothyroid membrane in order to establish a patent airway for oxygenation and ventilation. The indications for this procedure are when traditional means, such as orotracheal or nasotracheal intubation, are contraindicated or have failed during attempts to establish an emergency airway.1,2 It is a critical skill for emergency physicians but the declining rate of this procedure has resulted in decreased exposure during training.3,4 […]

IDEA Series-JETem Innovation: A Low Cost Escharotomy Simulation Model for Residency Education

By |Jan 19, 2019|Categories: IDEA series, Trauma|0 Comments

The Problem Emergency Medicine (EM) residents are expected to be familiar with and competent in performing a wide number of procedures, including rare ones such as performing an escharotomy in a patient with severe burns. Unfortunately, there is a paucity of readily available simulation models to facilitate practice of this rare yet potentially life-saving skill. […]

SAEM Research Learning Series: How to Turn Your Interest into Research

By |Jan 17, 2019|Categories: Research|Tags: |0 Comments

In this podcast episode of the SAEM Research Learning Series, Drs. Mary and Nate Haas interview Zackary Meisel, MD, MPH, MSHP from University of Pennsylvania (research bio). In this episode, Zack shares practical advice, framed by his own personal path to building a successful research career. Listen to how he evolved from originally being a prehospital researcher to carving a unique niche in research on evidence-based narratives. […]

Post It Pearls initiative is moving from Twitter to Instagram

By |Jan 16, 2019|Categories: Medical Education, Social Media & Tech|0 Comments

My 2017 new year’s resolution was to create brief educational pearls on shift called Post It Pearls, which I published to Twitter. I have increasingly noticed that many of my target learners are not on Twitter. They are, however, on Instagram. So this year’s resolution is to test out how whether Post It Pearls would reach more learners and thus be more impactful on my Instagram account (@MichelleLinMD). […]

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Teaming Tips Case 4: Team Collaboration | ALiEM Faculty Incubator

By |Jan 11, 2019|Categories: Incubators, Medical Education, Professional Development|0 Comments

Many of you are asked to take a leadership role in leading a team, whether it’s for research, administration, or even clinical. It is easy to feel unprepared for these roles, and there are many pitfalls waiting to sabotage your team’s productivity. The ALiEM Faculty Incubator has created a series of 10 case-based teaming problems to provide you with evidence-based advice and solutions for tackling some of the more common problems encountered in our professional team experiences. […]

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The ALiEM Faculty Incubator: Going Further Together

By |Jan 7, 2019|Categories: Incubators, Medical Education, Professional Development|0 Comments

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb The ALiEM Faculty Incubator continues to be an amazing online community of practice for medical educators interested in taking their game to the next level. By helping participants acquire new knowledge and essential tools for scholarship and engagement, Faculty Incubator members have collaborated to create tons of innovative medical education resources for the education community at large. Since they’re coming so fast and furious (and life is busy!), we know there’s a chance you might have missed some of them. We’re [...]

HOT OFF THE PRESS | Free ALiEM MEdIC Series Book, Volume 4

By |Dec 21, 2018|Categories: MEdIC series, Medical Education|0 Comments

It has been more than 5 years since we launched the ALiEM Medical Education in Cases (MEdIC) Series, and we are very proud to have had 5 years of excellent engagement and participation from the FOAM audience with our interactive monthly discussions. This past year we’ve become a bit backlogged in our work… So although the MEdIC series is complete through to the 5-year mark, we still owe the world a few free e-books. We are thrilled to announce that a compilation of the fourth MEdIC season (last year’s cases) is available for free download. […]

SAEM Research Learning Series: Trying to Avoid and Handling Grant Rejection

By |Dec 19, 2018|Categories: Research|Tags: |0 Comments

In this podcast episode of the SAEM Research Learning Series, Drs. Mary and Nate Haas interview Dr. Rob Ehrman, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Wayne State School of Medicine. Dr. Ehrman is a prolific researcher on the effects of sepsis on cardiac function. Take a listen to this 18-minute podcast filled with practical tips on trying to avoid and handling a research grant rejection. […]