AAEM Young Physicians, Residents, and Students

 
 
  • The FOAM Revolution The concept of FOAM (Free Open Access Meducation) was born in a pub over a pint of Guinness. Learn about this community of educators who are collaborating and sharing ideas on the future of medicine.
  • Haney Mallemat on Tech's Role in EM Education and Training This article is the last in a series that has aimed to highlight how emergency medicine physicians can use simple technology to make learning more efficient and effective.
  • Updates in ED Management of Trauma Patients This article reviews new developments in trauma pharmacology, biomarkers in trauma, modalities of trauma diagnostics, and management of head trauma in anticoagulated patients.
  • FOAM and the Era of Online Medical Education Learn about FOAM's continually expanding database of resources for medical education: podcasts, blogs, videos, modules, Facebook groups, and Twitter feeds.
  • Too Good to Be True? Notes and Pitfalls From the Job Trail For new grads looking for an attending job, there are so many options and so many uncertainties. Whether your dream job is in community or academia, there is no clear path to getting that ideal job.
  • Review: New Oral Anticoagulants for Afib, VTE, and ACS A review focused on the new oral anticoagulants for stroke prophylaxis in patients with atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism (VTE), and acute coronary syndrome (ACS).
  • Making the Most of the Third Year Aside from intern year, the third year of medical school is traditionally considered one of the most formative experiences in a physician's life.
  • Learning Through the Lens of China's Emergency Departments A senior EM resident learns the difference between an emergency department and an 'emergency room' during a trip to China.
  • Dengue Fever in Florida: Time to Test? The presentation of an 8-year-old boy with dengue fever to a Florida ED might not be a fluke. The potentially fatal disease has fertile ground in Florida's mosquito-perfect climate.
  • An Update on Airway Management in Emergency Medicine This review looks at some of the key airway management-related articles published over the past 2 years.
  • Implications of the ACA Ruling for Young EM Physicians Many uncertainties persist in determining how the ACA will ultimately affect the ED and young EM physicians. Here are some of the concerns.
  • Review: Pulmonary Embolism A review of the diagnosis and treatment of PE and VTE, including the use of clinical signs, accuracy of clinical decision rules, home vs inpatient treatment, and new oral therapies.
  • How an Emergency Medicine Resident Needed the ED A 29-year-old EM resident with vomiting and abdominal pain learns a valuable lesson in emergency medicine as she attempts to self-diagnose.
  • YPS: How to Deal With Difficult Consultants There are ways to win the battle with difficult consultants. Here are a few tips.
  • Scott Weingart on Technology in EM Education and Training A Q&A with Dr. Scott Weingart on how technology fits into emergency medicine training and education.
  • Drug Shortages: Advocacy in Action Michael Ybarra, MD, writes about efforts to combat the critical issue of drug shortages.
  • Amal Mattu on Technology's Role in EM Education and Training Amal Mattu, MD, says he's not a 'techie' but believes that there are many useful ways to incorporate technology into emergency medicine education and training.
  • Spotlight on Leaders in Emergency Medicine: Dr. Michael Epter Dr. Michael Epter, Program Director and Vice-Chair of Education at the University of Nevada, shares his experiences, perspectives, and insights in this interview.
  • Resident Journal Review: IVC-US to Measure Volume Status A review of the use of ultrasound in measuring the inferior vena cava as a surrogate of intravascular volume status to determine how best to integrate these measurements into the practice of medicine.
  • EM Residents: Consider an Away Elective Residents, if you're thinking about doing an away elective, now is the time. If you're in a city, try a rural area. If you're in a land-locked Northern state, try the desert or a coastal area.
 
 
 
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