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Applications Open! CanadiEM Digital Scholar Fellowship 2023 -2024

In Commentary by Blair BighamLeave a Comment

We’re now accepting applications for 2023-2024. Fellowships are 6-18 months long withflexible start time and pace. Applications are accepted throughout the year. The deadline is May 1, 2023 for a start date of July 1, 2023. WHY should you do it? The Digital Scholar Fellowship, a remote, variably-paced, flexible curriculum and mentoredproject, might be for you! You’ll explore our specialized online curricula by modules – core and elective – to build digitalscholarship capacity …

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Call for Junior Editors, Class of 2022-23!

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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 (FOAM) or becoming part of our virtual community of practice,​​​1​ this program is for you. The application deadline is October 31, 2022. We are currently looking for applications for our blogs, infographics, newsletter, and social media teams. What are Junior Editors? The role of …

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The Climate Crisis and Emergency Medicine: Part 1 of 2

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This two-part series will address the bidirectional relationship between EM and climate change. Part 1 will explore heat waves, atmospheric pollution, and natural disasters as illustrative examples of the impact of climate change on the ED. Beyond these examples, climate change also impacts other health issues such as water quality, infectious disease and food security (Figure 1).​1,2​ Part 2 will discuss the reciprocal impacts of emergency medicine practice on climate change, as well …

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Zooming Through Medical School

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We all know that medical school is a journey – but, honestly, during the pandemic it has felt more like a slog. In March of 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic arrived, I was seven months into my medical training. After barely scratching the surface of medical school, I was nervous about what was to come. I have now entered my third year of undergraduate medical education, with the majority of my pre-clerkship being …

The CanadiEM Digital Scholar Fellowship application period is open for 2022-2023!

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We’re now accepting applications for 2022-2023. Fellowships are 6-18 months long with flexible start time and pace. The deadline is April 1, 2022. WHY should you do it? Have you found that digital learning has helped you master knowledge and skill? Have you developed friendships and role models by hanging out on social media? Have you sunk into another realm while listening to a podcast or watching a web video? If so, maybe …