We put the call out, and *wow* did the MedEd community respond! We were beyond excited this year about the quality of our applicants for the 2020-2021 ALiEM Faculty Incubator. This next cohort will include educators from across the globe and from all arenas of medicine including pre-clinical educators and our first nurse practitioner! […]
The 2020 Essentials of Emergency Medicine (EEM) conference is in May 2020, but opportunities start NOW. This conference is one of the largest live EM educational conferences in the world with over 2,000 [...]
Did you get your flu shot? We hope so. Influenza season is upon us again and it is always helpful to review the latest 2018 Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) update on [...]
2019 literature update from this original 2012 Trick of the Trade post! The success of adenosine depends as much on the administration technique as it does the mechanism of action. The 2010 Advanced [...]
Find it hard to keep current with all the new clinical updates? Get caught up on key evidence-based guidelines, clinical pearls, and patient-centered recommendations for your patients in Emergency Medicine.
Did you know that many of the landmark pediatric emergency medicine (EM) studies come from the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) collaborative? It works to address the challenging pediatric questions that only multicenter studies can. In this blog post, we highlight PECARN’s goal to translate, disseminate, and implement evidence to all providers of emergent and urgent care for pediatric patients. […]
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With 1000+ posts over 10 years, we are thrilled to add 1 superstar to the ALiEM blog team. We officially announce Dr. Luz Silverio as our new Deputy Editor in Chief to help shape the direction and educational content of the blog. She graduated from the UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency program, is an emergency physician at Kaiser Permanente at Santa Clara and a clinical assistant professor (affiliate) at Stanford University, hosts her own infrequently edited [...]
In this podcast episode of the SAEM Research Learning Series, Drs. Mary and Nate Haas interview Dr. Rob Ehrman, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Wayne State School of Medicine. Dr. Ehrman is [...]
The Problem Although umbilical catheterization can be a lifesaving technique in the emergent management of a critically ill neonate, it is performed infrequently in the ED.1 Simulation has emerged as a key teaching modality [...]
Many of you are asked to take a leadership role within your department: managing a research team, joining your administration, or spearheading a clinical effort. It is easy to feel unprepared for these [...]
Being a well-rounded healthcare professional goes beyond just knowing the scientific facts. Get inspired about your wellness, staying healthy, improving your efficiency, and finding a balanced work-life integration.
We proudly introduce ALiEM’s newest series, The Leader’s Library, with Dr. Brené Brown’s newest book, Dare to Lead! Have you ever gotten to work with someone who just “got it?” Someone who inspires greatness in all people with whom s/he worked, seemingly effortlessly, all the while maintaining humility and approachability? What about the converse– have you ever worked with someone who just seems out of touch with the rest of [...]
If you have spent any time working in an emergency department in the last 10 years, you have undoubtedly come across a conversation about wellness and burnout in medicine. Despite increasing awareness, the [...]
“The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” – Plato The rigors of post-graduate training can strain even the most stoic of residents – the next task, the next project, the [...]
Dr. Chaiya Laoteppitaks is an emergency physician practicing in Philadelphia. When he’s not busy with his Assistant Program Director duties at Einstein Medical Center, he can be found mastering the art of cooking [...]