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Lessons Learned in Academic Scholarship

In Education & Quality Improvement, Featured, Opinion by Daniel Ting1 Comment

During my PGY-4 year, I had the opportunity to pursue a specialization in Academic Scholarship.1 My year had two primary components: (1) I was the inaugural Editorial Intern at the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine,2 and; (2) I was the Digital Scholars Fellow at CanadiEM.3 Over the course of the year, I learned many lessons about publishing in academics. I wanted to share three of the most pertinent lessons with our community to …

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Spot the Diagnosis! The Case of the Bloody Man

In Arts PRN, Featured, Medical Concepts by Leah ZhaoLeave a Comment

As part of the Arts PRN series, we will intermittently be featuring pieces of historic art that hint at an underlying medical condition. They say a picture is worth 1000 words… can you Spot the Diagnosis after examining only a painting? Read on to learn not only about the art, but about these fascinating medical conditions. Who knows, maybe they’ll help you make a diagnosis some day (or at least help you out on Jeopardy)! …

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Exam Series: Guide to the Knee Exam

In Featured by Kathryn ChanLeave a Comment

A 22 year old female comes to emergency department unable to walk. She was in the middle of a rugby game when she caught the ball while pivoting quickly, and was tackled shortly thereafter. She immediately heard a “pop” and says that the swelling in her right leg has increased substantially over the last hour. Background: The knee is a complex hinge joint and one of the most common sites of MSK injuries. …