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The CanadiEM Junior Editor Program: Now Accepting Applications.. again!

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We are currently celebrating emergency medicine at CAEP in Calgary and have been very excited about the number of people speaking to us about contributing to the website. To capitalize on this interest we are opening our annual recruitment to expand our team of Junior Editors! If you are a resident or medical student who is interested in getting involved with CanadiEM, please read on! While Free Open Access Medical education (FOAMed) has …

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The CanadiEM Junior Editor Program: Now Accepting Applications!

In Featuredby Michael BravoLeave a Comment

While Free Open Access Medical education (FOAMed) has established itself as a key tool for the dissemination of medical knowledge, especially in Emergency Medicine,1 most of the authors are senior residents or staff physicians. While most trainees are using it for educational purposes,2,3 they are rarely taught how to produce this type of content. We designed a Junior Editor (JE) program for our blog with the goal of fostering the skills necessary to begin …

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FLOW Hacks 5 – Bed Utilization in the ER

In Education & Quality Improvement, FLOW Hacksby Michael BravoLeave a Comment

To continue our  FLOW Hacks series, Dr. Lucas Chartier and nurse Barb McGovern write about their team’s innovation called BED-UP: Bed in the Emergency Department Utilization Project. FLOW Hacks: The Concept The FLOW (Featured Leadership & Organizational Workplace) Hacks Series highlights innovative strategies for increasing patient flow in the emergency department (ED).  This series is unique given its focus on the administrative aspect of emergency medicine. We are interested in small or large interventions that …

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FLOW Hacks 3 – Rapid Medical Evaluation Unit

In Education & Quality Improvement, FLOW Hacksby Michael BravoLeave a Comment

To continue our  FLOW Hacks series, Dr. Lucas Chartier and Dr. Timothy Josephson write about their team’s innovation called the Rapid Medical Evaluation Unit. FLOW Hacks: The Concept The FLOW (Featured Leadership & Organizational Workplace) Hacks Series highlights innovative strategies for increasing patient flow in the emergency department (ED).  This series is unique given its focus on the administrative aspect of emergency medicine. We are interested in small or large interventions that increase patient flow from an …

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FLOW Hacks 2 – Reducing Coagulation Studies in the ED

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To continue our  FLOW Hacks series, Dr. Shawn Dowling of Calgary, AB writes about his team’s innovation: Reducing Coagulation Studies in the Emergency Department. FLOW Hacks: The Concept The FLOW (Featured Leadership & Organizational Workplace) Hacks Series highlights innovative strategies for increasing patient flow in the emergency department (ED).  This series is unique given its focus on the administrative aspect of emergency medicine. We are interested in small or large interventions that increase patient …