About Eve Purdy, BHSc MD

Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Student editor at BoringEM.org
Founder of manuetcorde.org

MEdIC Series | The Case the FOAM Faux Pas – Expert Review and Curated Commentary

rss podcast iconThe Case of the FOAM Faux Pas has stimulated interesting discussion over the past week. The FOAM community clearly was interested in discussing this issue, and it most definitely showed. We are now proud to present to you the Curated Community Commentary and our two expert opinions. Thank-you again to all our experts and participants for contributing again this week to the ALiEM MEdIC series.

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By |2016-12-15T14:01:32-08:00May 1, 2015|MEdIC series|

MEdIC Series | The Case of the FOAM Faux Pas

The use of online open access secondary has increased recently. Many clinicians are turning to these resources for continuing education. There is debate about these resources that can occasionally result in conflict between early adopters and those with a more traditional approach. Please join us in discussing the case this of the FOAM Faux Pas. We would love your thoughts and advice.

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By |2017-03-05T14:18:40-08:00Apr 24, 2015|MEdIC series|

MEdIC Series | The Case of the Financial Fiasco – Expert Review and Curated Commentary

The Case of the Financial Fiasco has stimulated interesting  discussion over the past week. We are now proud to present to you the Curated Community Commentary and our two expert opinions. Thank-you again to all our experts and participants for contributing again this week to the ALiEM MEdIC series.

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MEdIC Series | The Case of the Financial Fiasco

Canadian money -canstockphoto2110984Many residents and medical students are making career decisions that will last a lifetime. Some are aware of the financial considerations while others avoid discussing the topic for fear of being seen as shallow. This month’s ALiEM MEdIC series case considers how we might help a learners as they consider money in medicine. Please join us in discussing the case this month, we would love your thoughts and advice.

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By |2017-03-05T14:18:40-08:00Mar 27, 2015|MEdIC series|

MEdIC Series |The Case of The Returning Traveller – Expert Review and Curated Commentary

TanzaniaThe Case of the Returning traveller generated thoughtful discussion over the past week. We are now proud to present to you the Curated Community Commentary and our two expert opinions. Thank-you again to all our experts and participants for contributing again this week to the ALiEM MEdIC series.

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By |2016-12-15T14:09:58-08:00Mar 6, 2015|MEdIC series, Medical Education|

MEdIC Series | The Case of the Returning Traveller

Many residents and medical students are engaging in international medical activities. Before departing many do (or should) undergo pre-departure training but how prepared are medical learners to return on the other end? Many struggle with “reverse culture shock”.  This month’s ALiEM MEdIC series case considers how we might help a learner returning from an international elective. Please join us in discussing the case this month, we would love your thoughts and advice.

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By |2019-02-19T18:09:05-08:00Feb 27, 2015|MEdIC series, Medical Education|

MEdIC Series | The Case of the Late Letter

Programs across the country are in the midst of the residency selection process. Fourth years have submitted personal statements, CVs, and letters of reference and are starting on the interview circuit. Obtaining letters is a hot topic for students but it is also important topic for preceptors and educators to consider their role in this process too! This month’s ALiEM MEdIC series case hopes to elicit our community’s considerations about the best and worst practices for requesting and responding to reference letter requests. Join us for this discussion!

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By |2017-03-05T14:18:40-08:00Dec 26, 2014|Academic, MEdIC series, Medical Education|