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The CAEP Daily: Day 2 (June 16)

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This year, CanadiEM has partnered with the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, EMOttawa, and the Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine to help promote #CAEP21: CAEP at the Forks – Rising to the Challenge. From June 15-17, 2021 we will be publishing The CAEP Daily, a journalistic summary of highlights from the conference. Please join the discussion! Today’s Plenary Speakers: Emergency Medicine is a Failed Paradigm for the Care of the Critically Ill: A …

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The CAEP Daily: Day 1 (June 15)

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This year, CanadiEM has partnered with the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, EMOttawa, and the Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine to help promote #CAEP21: CAEP at the Forks – Rising to the Challenge. From June 15-17, 2021 we will be publishing The CAEP Daily, a journalistic summary of highlights from the conference. Please join the discussion! Today’s Plenary Speakers: Here’s what else you need to know today: Ethics – Panel Discussion: High-Risk Addictions, …

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2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Education Science

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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. CanadiEM has worked alongside the AHA to produce infographics summarizing these updates.  The “Top 10 Things to Know” for Education Science are as follows: Effective education is an essential contributor to improved survival outcomes from cardiac arrest. Use of a deliberate practice and …

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Virtual Retreat 2020: The Future of CanadiEM

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On August 24, 2020 CanadiEM held its first ever virtual retreat. The goal was to conduct a formal needs assessment. In doing so, we can think about the direction of the organization and blog and to map out a vision for the future of CanadiEM. We also aimed to build connections with our members who are distributed around Canada and internationally, especially since in-person gatherings like conferences have been cancelled in light of …

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The CanadiEM Junior Editor Program: Now Accepting Applications!

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We are pleased to announce that CanadiEM is now accepting applications for our Junior Editor program! If you are interested in learning more about Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed) or contributing to this medium, this program is for you. The application process deadline is July 31, 2020. What is a Junior Editor? The role of a Junior Editor is very flexible. The main task is copy-editing and uploading article submissions to the …