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Lessons Learned in Academic Scholarship

In Education & Quality Improvement, Featured, Opinion by Daniel TingLeave a Comment

During my PGY-4 year, I had the opportunity to pursue a specialization in Academic Scholarship.1 My year had two primary components: (1) I was the inaugural Editorial Intern at the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine,2 and; (2) I was the Digital Scholars Fellow at CanadiEM.3 Over the course of the year, I learned many lessons about publishing in academics. I wanted to share three of the most pertinent lessons with our community to …

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Spot the Diagnosis! The Case of the Bloody Man

In Arts PRN, Featured, Medical Concepts by Leah ZhaoLeave a Comment

As part of the Arts PRN series, we will intermittently be featuring pieces of historic art that hint at an underlying medical condition. They say a picture is worth 1000 words… can you Spot the Diagnosis after examining only a painting? Read on to learn not only about the art, but about these fascinating medical conditions. Who knows, maybe they’ll help you make a diagnosis some day (or at least help you out on Jeopardy)! …

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CAEP FEI | Trauma Resuscitation Using In Situ Simulation Team Training (TRUST) Study

In Education & Quality Improvement, Featured Education Innovations (FEI) by Andrew PetrosoniakLeave a Comment

Rob is a fourth year resident who is just walking out of the resuscitation bay after working with the team on a 45 year old man hit by a car. His attending staff asks him to think about areas where the resuscitation could have been improved. As Rob reflects on the experience, he wishes that there was a way to better analyze these events and find areas for improvement.  Emergency medicine can often …

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CRACKCast E186 – Substance Abuse

In CRACKCast, Podcast by Chris LippLeave a Comment

This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 140 (9th Edition), Substance Abuse. This chapter gives a brief overview regarding the burden of substance abuse from adolescent to elderly patients. An important consideration in the emergency department is self-awareness and advocacy for these patients that often are challenging to interact with and can provoke countertransference. Shownotes – PDF Here  Key Concepts Substance abuse can affect people from all socioeconomic groups and all ages. For …