KidsCareEverywhere-Vietnam study findings: SAEM 2012 meeting

 

KCElogo-bluedot.jpgI recently had the pleasure of presenting our KidsCareEverywhere-Vietnam team’s study findings at the national SAEM meeting in Chicago.

Bottom line

Despite knowing English as a second language, Vietnamese physicians were able to easily navigate an English-based, clinical decision support software (PEMSoft) after only a brief 80-minute training session, conducted by non-physicians. Their post-test exam scores improved by 84%!

 
By |2016-11-11T18:44:53-08:00May 16, 2012|Medical Education|

TED video: The happy secret to better work

If you have a few minutes, take a listen to this rather humorous and thought-provoking TED video about the “intersection of human potential, success, and happiness”. The speaker, Shawn Achor, is the CEO of Good Think Inc, a Cambridge-based consulting firm which researches positive outliers — people who are well above average, and author of “The Happiness Advantage”.

“If we study what is merely average, we will remain merely average.”

By |2019-01-28T22:19:41-08:00Apr 30, 2012|Medical Education|

Resuscitation 2012 conference

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What are you doing the rest of this week? Hop on a plane to Las Vegas and join me at the 2012 Resuscitation conference. It looks to be a great conference. I’ll be giving a 3-hour (!) discussion session on “Tips and Tricks in Emergency Medicine” on Friday. Inevitably when I given this talk, I always come away with great ideas from the audience. I’ll be sure to write them down and share on the blog.

By |2019-01-28T22:22:20-08:00Apr 26, 2012|Medical Education|

Hot off the Press: Talking about Web 2.0 in Emergency Medicine

I am humbled to be included and quoted in a recent Annals of EM commentary about Web 2.0 in Emergency Medicine. Hey, my “street credibility” just went up just by having my name in the same article with the likes of:
You can read the whole article, which is free to download by the journal.
By |2019-01-28T22:34:16-08:00Apr 8, 2012|Medical Education, Social Media & Tech|
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