Most Followed #FOAMed Women on Twitter

By |Aug 30, 2014|Categories: Medical Education, Social Media & Tech|

In 2014 we published a list of the Most Followed #FOAMed Twitter Users (FOAM = Free Open Access Meducation). One observation, keenly pointed out by Dr. Nikita Joshi (@njoshi8), was the lack of female representation on the list. Separately, Dr. Esther Choo (@choo_ek) published a blog post entitled Women in Emergency Medicine Who Give Great Talks. As a follow up to our original post, here are the most ‘followed’ women on Twitter in the FOAM world. […]

I am Lainie Yarris, Residency Director at OHSU: How I Work Smarter

By |Aug 24, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter|

In the first post for the “How I Work Smarter” series, I called out Dr. Esther Choo (@choo_ek), who then called out superstar educator Dr. Lainie Yarris (@lainieyarris) from OHSU. A quick Pubmed search of her name scrolls on and on, that I can’t even do justice about summarizing. Oh, and did I mention that she’s also the residency director for her department’s EM program? She was featured on a recent EM Match Advice Google Hangout video. Lainie kindly shares her secrets on working smarter. […]

Essential Non-Blog FOAM Resources for the ED Practitioner

By |Aug 18, 2014|Categories: Social Media & Tech|

In my 10+ years working in the ED, I’ve come across a few online FOAM resources (Free Open Access Meducation) that are essential to my practice. Inspired by ALiEM’s new How I Work Smarter series, I wanted to share these free tools in the hope that they may help you work smarter too, regardless of what your role is in the emergency management of patients. […]

I am Salim Rezaie, Editor in Chief of REBEL-EM: How I Work Smarter

By |Aug 17, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter|

In this new installment in the “How I Work Smarter” series, we are bringing it back home. We first started in the United States, then Australia, then the UK. Today we return back to the U.S. and feature Dr. Salim Rezaie (@Srrezaie), who is the Editor-in-Chief for REBEL-EM and REBEL Cast. The following summarizes Salim’s great tips. […]

I am Natalie May – Emergency physician and blogger at St Emlyn’s: How I Work Smarter

By |Aug 10, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter|

In this new installment in the “How I Work Smarter” series, we managed to find one of Dr. Victoria Brazil’s (@SocraticEM) call-outs. Today we feature Dr. Natalie May (@_NMay), who is from Manchester, UK and is an active star blogger at St Emlyn’s. If you haven’t read it before, this is definitely a blog worth following. I like to think of ALiEM as the St Emlyn’s from across the pond. Natalie was kind enough to provide her insightful tips. […]

I am Damian Roland – Pediatric Emergency Physician & Blogger at Rolobot Rambles: How I Work Smarter

By |Aug 3, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter|

In this new installment in the “How I Work Smarter” series, we really are going global. We first started in the United States, then Australia, and now the United Kingdom. Today we feature Dr. Damian Roland (@damian_roland), who blogs at The Rolobot Rambles. Damian was kind enough to provide his great tips, and it is with great pleasure that I share his responses to the questions in this series.   […]

Social Media in the EM Curriculum: Annals of EM Resident Perspective article

By |Jul 28, 2014|Categories: Annals of EM Resid Persp, Medical Education, Social Media & Tech|

This month marks our second ALiEM-Annals Resident’s Perspective discussion. Similar to the ALiEM-Annals Global EM Journal Club series and the first Resident’s Perspective piece on Multiple Mini Interviews, we will be discussing the most recent Annals of Emergency Medicine Resident’s Perspective piece on the Integration of Social Media in Emergency Medicine Residency Curriculum. We hope you will participate in an online discussion based on the paper summary and questions below from now through August 1, 2014. Respond by commenting below or tweeting using the hashtag #ALiEMRP. […]

I am Esther Choo – Researcher, Public Health Advocate, and Educator: How I Work Smarter

By |Jul 27, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter|

In the first post for the “How I Work Smarter” series, I called out Dr. Esther Choo (@choo_ek), because she is able to juggle so many interests and responsibilities flawlessly. She’s the principal investigator for a study, funded by the National Institutes of Drug Abuse, looking at a national computer-based intervention for women with substance use and interpersonal violence in the ED; Academic Emergency Medicine’s first Senior Associate Editor for Social Media; and star presenter. Esther was kind enough to provide her best-practice tips for this ongoing series. […]

I am Victoria Brazil, Academic Lead for Clinical Skills and Simulation at Bond University: How I Work Smarter

By |Jul 20, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter|

In the first post for the “How I Work Smarter” series, I called out one my favorite, accomplished clinician-educators Dr. Victoria Brazil, because she makes extreme-productivity look easy. Victoria was kind enough to provide her trade secrets, and it is with great pleasure that I share her responses to the questions in this series. […]

I am Michelle Lin, ALiEM Editor in Chief: How I Work Smarter

By |Jul 18, 2014|Categories: How I Work Smarter, Social Media & Tech|

In this inaugural post of the series “How I Work Smarter,” I wanted to share my thoughts and efforts towards working smarter and not always necessarily harder. I have been the Editor-in-Chief of ALIEM since 2009 where I first was only managing myself and now I working with an all-star team of very motivated and capable medical educators in EM. Three moving parts rapidly became thirty moving parts with thirty different deadlines. Here are my responses to the series questions. […]