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Lessons Learned in Academic Scholarship

In Education & Quality Improvement, Featured, Opinionby Daniel Ting1 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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Call for Applications for the 2018-19 CanadiEM Digital Scholars Fellowship!

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Are you an RCPSC resident about to embark on your PGY4 special interest time?  Are you a graduating CCFP-EM interested in medical education scholarship with an digital media focus? Then this is the fellowship for you! This year, Daniel Ting (@tingdan) has been the CanadiEM Digital Scholars Fellow. He writes about his experience below. When I started my residency, I would have never thought I would have been mentored by so many leaders …

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CAEP FEI | EM Sim Cases

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 Asad is a third year resident. This year, he will need to start running simulation scenarios with the junior residents in his program. He finds a few old sample cases in his sim lab, but they all strike him as low quality. He wonders, is there a FOAMed resource to help?   This Feature Educational Innovation (FEI), titled “EMSimCases” was originally posted by the CAEP EWG FEI Team on February 12, 2016 and answers the question: “Is …

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Writer’s Guides to Education Scholarship: Important Papers for Junior #MedEd Scholars

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For education scholars, publication in peer-reviewed academic journals remains the gold standard for recognition and career advancement. Navigating the writing and peer-review process can be challenging as rejection rates are high, but many of the common reasons for manuscript rejection are preventable. Despite this, most physicians are never formally taught how to maximize their success in publication.  Many rely on research mentors to give them the proper guidance. Over the past academic year, …