Finding your niche in emergency medicine: The Canadian Fellowship Guide

In Mentorship by Jared Baylis1 Comment

The Royal College of Physicians of Canada emergency medicine Specialty Training Requirements mandate: “…a minimum of six months, usually in PGY-4, be devoted to achieving particular expertise either in a scholarly activity or a clinical area, pertinent to the practice of the specialty of Emergency Medicine.”1 You may have found yourself pondering what it is that you might want to do with your fourth year of residency that could provide you with a …

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The Case of the Missing Awake Intubation Kit: Episode 2

In Medical Concepts by Jared Baylis1 Comment

Thank you to all those who contributed to the discussion in Episode 1 of The Case of the Missing Awake Intubation Kit. In Episode 2, I compile the feedback from the first part of the series and some pearls from a discussion with local airway expert, Dr. Nick Kuzak. I have also included advice and instruction from emergency physicians Drs. Paul Linden and Nick Balfour, both qualified AIME (Airway Intervention and Management in Emergencies) …