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

EM ReSCu Peds book

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  • 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

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  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
  2. Burns R, Madhok M, Bank I, Nguyen M, Falk M, Waseem M, Auerbach M. Creation of a standardized pediatric emergency medicine simulation curriculum for emergency medicine residents. AEM Educ Train. 2021 Aug 1;5(4):e10685. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10685. PMID: 34632245; PMCID: PMC8489268.
Michelle Lin, MD
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Professor and Digital Innovation Lab Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Michelle Lin, MD


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Michelle Lin, MD