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Carmscast Episode 02: Getting to know a program and some thoughts on personal letters

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What is CarmsCast? CarmsCast is a podcast dedicated to helping medical students navigate the confusing and often intimidating world of CaRMS. From electives to rank order lists and everything in between – our guests and us will try to help ease some of the stress we all experience around the match! Episode 02: On this week’s episode we are covering how to get to know more about programs and give you some quick …

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2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Pediatric Basic and Advanced Life Support

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This year, the American Heart Association released the updated 2020 guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care; the first major update to the internationally recognized guideline in five years. The American Heart Association (AHA) has updated its Pediatric Basic and Advanced Life Support (PALS) guidelines since their last update in 2010. These new recommendations focus on airway management, emphasizing that pediatric patients with an advanced airway should have a target respiratory rate of …

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CarmsCast Episode 01: Preparing for your emergency medicine elective

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What is CarmsCast? CarmsCast is a podcast dedicated to helping medical students navigate the confusing and often intimidating world of CaRMS. From electives to rank order lists and everything in between – our guests and us will try to help ease some of the stress we all experience around the match! Episode 01: In today’s episode, we cover how to prepare for your upcoming emergency medicine elective and how best to ask for …

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Teaching That Counts: Tips on Receiving Feedback

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This is part of the CanadiEM Teaching That Counts Infographic Series, where we take the current research and evidence on how to teach well in the emergency department and distill it down into bite-sized chunks that are rapidly digestible and memorable. Teaching That Counts: Tips on Receiving Feedback Do you ever have difficulty receiving feedback from learners? Is receiving feedback as a teacher something you actively avoid? Do you find feedback challenging to …

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Calling All Podcasters

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We are Recruiting! Are you wanting to get involved with the CanadiEM team? You’re in luck! We are looking for interested medical students, residents, and staff doctors for our Podcast team! We are recruiting for interested podcasters to help interview guests, create content, and edit podcasts related to clinical and medical education. This volunteer position allows for the opportunity to get involved in the wonderful world of FOAMed, meet healthcare professionals from across …