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Emergency Medicine Resident Simulation Curriculum for Pediatrics (EM ReSCu Peds)

EM ReSCu Peds book


  • A compendium of 16 peer-reviewed, simulation cases as a standardized national pediatric curriculum for all emergency medicine (EM) residency programs, based on high-priority pediatric-specific content [1].

Simulation Cases

  1. Anaphylaxis
  2. Cardiac Tamponade
  3. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia & Adrenal Insufficiency Shock
  4. Congenital Heart Lesion
  5. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  6. Foreign Body Aspiration
  7. Multisystem Trauma
  8. Myocarditis
  9. Neonatal Delivery
  10. Non-Accidental Trauma
  11. Pulseless Electrical Activity / Ventricular Fibrillation
  12. Penetrating Trauma
  13. Pneumonia & Septic Shock
  14. Status Asthmaticus
  15. Status Epilepticus
  16. Supraventricular Tachycardia

Editorial Team

  • Chief Editor: Dr. Rebekah Burns
  • Curriculum Collaborative Lead: Dr. Marc Auerbach
  • Associate Editors: Dr. Ilana Bank, Dr. Michael Falk, Dr. Manu Madhok, Dr. Michael Nguyen, Dr. Muhammad Waseem
  • Project Manager: Sam Shahid

Authorship Representation

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
  • Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association
  • International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, & Education
  • International Pediatric Simulation Society
  • Pediatric Trauma Society
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare


Please email Sam Shahid, the project manager, Dr. Rebekah Burns, the chief editor, or Dr. Marc Auerbach, the curriculum collaborative lead.


  1. Mitzman J, Bank I, Burns RA, et al. A Modified Delphi Study to Prioritize Content for a Simulation-based Pediatric Curriculum for Emergency Medicine Residency Training Programs. AEM Educ Train. 2019;4(4):369-378. Published 2019 Dec 12. doi:10.1002/aet2.10412