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#CanFOAMed goes SMACC

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It’s certainly an exciting time for Social Media teachers and learners. The Social Media And Critical Care conference (#smaccUS) is coming to North America, and it’s been generating quite a buzz on our Twitter feeds this past week. Digging into the conference program, we see quite a few Canadian superstars are helping out in the conference: Pat Crosskerry Sara Gray Andrew Healey Chris Hicks David Juurlink Sarah Luckett-Gatopoulos Ken Milne (a.k.a. The SGEM, …

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Medical Education at the ICRE Social Media Summit

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On October 22, 2014, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) hosted the world’s first Social Media (SoMe) Summit in Health Professional Education in Toronto, ON, Canada.  This conference preceded the annual International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE). Eve Purdy, Heather Murray, Brent Thoma and I were very excited to take part in this event, especially since our online #FOAMed and #MedEd heroes were all participating: Michelle Lin (@M_Lin) – The mastermind behind …

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Thank-you from the BoringEM.org

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Hey everyone, This is Teresa Chan writing on behalf of the BoringEM team to wish everyone a very happy Canadian thanksgiving today!  We would like to thank all of our readers for their clicks, follows, reads, and shares.  It has been very exciting to help to grow this blog in these past few months. First, I would also like to thank our fearless leader, Dr. Brent Thoma, without whom BoringEM would not exist.  We are …

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Introducing our Newest Teammate: Sarah Luckett-Gatopoulos, BoringEM Junior Resident Editor

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Dear BoringEM readers, We’re proud to announce more changes for BoringEM. (I know, such exciting moves for our “boring” little site!)  We’ve been actively reinvigorating our site’s organizational structure to become a multi-author, academic, #FOAMed blog.  We hope by having a larger team it will increase our sustainability and bring more frequent high-quality content to you, our reader.  As such, we have been recruiting new team members.  It is my pleasure to announce …

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Introducing the BoringEM Advisory Board

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Dear BoringEM readers, It is a dynamic time for BoringEM.  We’re making some big changes as we morph into a multi-author, academic, #FOAMed blog. We hope by having a larger team it will increase our sustainability and allow us to produce high-quality content with more frequency.  As such,we are in the intial stages of forming an academic advisory board for BoringEM and would like to welcome Dr. Heather Murray (of Queen’s University) as its inaugural member.

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Introducing our Newest Teammate: Eve Purdy, Medical Student Editor

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Dear BoringEM Readers, As you may have read, we are working hard to expand our team so that we can continue to provide high quality, entertaining medical education content. Just under a week ago, our editor-in-chief announced that I would be assuming the role as Managing Editor for Boring EM this year. It is my pleasure to announce that we are expanding our editorial team even further: Soon-to-be-doctor Eve Purdy (@purdy_eve) will be assuming the role …