ALiEM hosts multiple virtual incubators to promote the mentorship and development of chief residents, fellows, and faculty.

5 Tips for Battling Academic Writer’s Block: Insights from the ALiEM Faculty Incubator

writers block canstockphoto20177873Academic writing is a core competency for any faculty member. As much as we hate to all admit it, professional advancement (and dissemination of your hard work) still heavily relies on academic publications – in a variety of formats original research, review papers, case reports, simulation cases, blog, and website writing. It is important to prioritize writing just as consistently as you do staying up-to-date with all the latest practice-changing evidence as a habit early in your health professions education career.

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Top 10 Educational Initiatives from the Chief Resident Incubator

Chief Resident Incubator, known colloquially as the CRincubator, which for the first time brought together in one virtual space chief residents from EM programs coast to coast. The inaugural class used this opportunity to meet with mentors in EM, discuss difficult situations of being chief residents, and collaborate on projects in areas of education, wellness/public health, leadership and administration. As the academic year comes to an end we want to highlight the top 10 projects that were accomplished by chiefs involved in the CRincubator.

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By |2017-10-13T15:03:09-07:00Apr 25, 2016|Incubators, Medical Education|

2016-17 ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator Launch: Top 5 Reasons to Join

Every year, without exception, a new set of chiefs will be chosen to replace the current group. They are always excited for the position, but hardly prepared for what’s to come. Last year, for the first time ever, over 200 Emergency Medicine Chief Residents were brought together and provided with opportunities to network, receive mentorship, and produce scholarship.

We are incredibly excited about its success and thrilled to launch the 2016-2017 ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator, which is again sponsored generously by an unrestricted educational grant by EBSCO Health/DynaMed Plus. If you are a Chief Resident, here are the top 5 reasons why you should join the Incubator.

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By |2016-12-16T13:11:04-08:00Mar 21, 2016|Incubators|

Congratulations to the Inaugural Faculty Incubator Class of Educator-Scholars

We are very excited to officially announce the inaugural 2016-17 ALiEM Faculty Incubator Class of Educator-Scholars! We received applications from across the country and internationally with broad ranges of background and experiences. We narrowed it down to the top 30 applicants, who we know are budding leaders in the field.

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By |2016-12-20T12:02:08-08:00Mar 3, 2016|Incubators, Medical Education|

ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator Must Read EM Journal Articles – 2016 Edition

must read em journal articlesIn November 2013, the blog post 52 Articles in 52 weeks: Landmark EM Articles for EM interns was published on the ALiEM site. Over the subsequent years, many ground-breaking and practice-changing articles have been published. As part of a multi-institutional initiative launched by the ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator (“The Crincubator”), 9 chief residents from across the country pooled together lists of journal articles thought to be most important for the broad spectrum of EM learners. Additional input was obtained from FOAM leaders across the country including Dr. Ryan Radecki and Dr. Jeffrey Kline. These lists can be used by individuals for further learning or by residency programs for journal clubs.

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By |2019-02-19T18:50:56-08:00Feb 19, 2016|Education Articles, Incubators, Journal Club|

ALiEM Bookclub: Bouncebacks! Emergency Department Cases: ED Returns

bouncebacks

There are many pitfalls the practicing Emergency Medicine practitioner can encounter,  but hopefully avoid during their time in the ED. Bounceback patients, the ones who come back the next day, usually worse off than the day before, are definitely dreaded events that most would like to avoid. Of course, the ideal goal would be to never have that happen to you or your patients, but that is just not realistic. That’s why Bouncebacks! can be integral to anyone’s reading list.

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By |2016-11-11T19:45:21-08:00Feb 12, 2016|Book Club, Incubators, Medicolegal|

EBSCO Health/DynaMed Plus EM Residency Wellness Grant winner: Dr. Kory Gebhardt

A few months ago, the ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator launched a nation-wide competition to find the best EM residency wellness ideas out there. Today we announce the winner, Dr. Kory Gebhardt and the Northwestern EM residency program. Thanks to the Chief Resident Incubator’s sponsor EBSCO Health/DynaMed Plus for generously underwriting this grant, which focuses on the crucial and often underappreciated aspect of graduate medical education and training — wellness.

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By |2019-01-28T21:41:34-08:00Jan 31, 2016|Incubators|