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. […]

IDEA Series Highlights JETem Innovations: A Low Cost Trainer for Neonatal Umbilical Catheterization

By |Dec 15, 2018|Categories: IDEA series, Pediatrics|0 Comments

The Problem Although umbilical catheterization can be a lifesaving technique in the emergent management of a critically ill neonate, it is performed infrequently in the ED.1 Simulation has emerged as a key teaching modality for residents to gain both proficiency and competency with this important procedure.2,3 Commercially available umbilical catheterization models are available, but costly, and often require an expensive investment (over $1,000 for a single trainer).4 This expense may discourage residency programs from acquiring the trainer and offering it to learners. In an effort to minimize this barrier to learning, a team from Kings County Hospital “home built” their own umbilical [...]

Teaming Tips Case 3: Ineffective Meetings | ALiEM Faculty Incubator

By |Dec 10, 2018|Categories: Incubators, Medical Education, Professional Development|0 Comments

Many of you are asked to take a leadership role within your department: managing a research team, joining your administration, or spearheading a clinical effort. 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. […]

2019-2020 ALiEM Faculty Incubator: 6 Reasons To Get Excited!

By |Dec 5, 2018|Categories: Incubators, Medical Education, Professional Development|0 Comments

The ALiEM Faculty Incubator is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for its FOURTH year! We plan to build on the success of the last 3 years to create the best Faculty Incubator yet. The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 31 at 5 pm EST. Check out 6 reasons to get excited below. […]

SAEM Research Learning Series Podcast: Common IRB Pitfalls

By |Dec 5, 2018|Categories: Research|Tags: |0 Comments

This installment of the SAEM Research Learning Series, co-hosts Dr. Mary Haas and Dr. Nate Haas interview Dr. James Paxton, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chairman of the IRB at the Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. The topic of this podcast focuses common IRB application pitfalls that Dr. Paxton sees from his vantage point. […]