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Welcome to the home of CRACKCast on CanadiEM!

A podcast for those who have to satisfy their ADHD studying needs, the CRACK in CRACKCast is for Core Rosen’s and Clinical Knowledge. This is a podcast that truly gets down to the basics by covering each and every chapter of Rosen’s Emergency Medicine – in order. New episodes are published weekly on Mondays and Thursdays.

If you would like to follow along, we highly recommend that you add the CanadiEM / CRACKCast channel to a podcast application on your phone or tablet. If you haven’t done this before, it is easy to do once you get started. Complete instructions are available here. Click below to go to the podcast’s RSS feed and iTunes store page.





Link to Dropbox folder with all shownotes HERE

Episode List

Part I – Fundamental Clinical Concepts

Section 1.1 – Critical Management Principles

Section 1.2 – Cardinal Presentations

Part II – Trauma

Section 2.1 – General Concepts

Section 2.2 – System Injuries

Section 2.3 – Orthopedic Lesions

Section 2.4 – Soft Tissue Injuries

Section 2.5 – Violence and Abuse

Part III – Medicine and Surgery

Section 3.1 – Head and Neck Disorders

Section 3.2 – Pulmonary System

Section 3.3 – Cardiac System

Section 3.4 – Vascular System

Section 3.5 – Gastrointestinal System

Section 3.6 – Genitourinary and Gynecologic Systems

Section 3.7 – Neurology

Section 3.8 – Psychiatry

Section 3.9 – Immunologic & Inflammatory

Section 3.10 – Hematology & Oncology

Section 3.11 – Metabolism and Endocrinology

Section 3.12 – Infectious Disease

Section 4.1 – Environment

Section 4.2 – Toxicology

Section 5.1 – The Paediatric Patient

Section 5.2 – The Pregnant Patient

Section 5.3 – The Geriatric Patient

Section 5.4 – Special Clinical Circumstances

Section 6.1 – Emergency Medical Services and Disaster Preparedness

Revised Episodes (9th Edition) 

Part 1: Critical Management Principles

Part 2: Signs, Symptoms and Presentations

Adam Thomas

CRACKCast Co-founder and newly minted FRCPC emergency physician from the University of British Columbia. Currently spending his days between a fellowship in critical care and making sure his toddler survives past age 5.
Chris Lipp is one of the founding Fathers for CrackCast. He currently divides his time as an EM Physician in Calgary (SHC/FMC) and in Sports Medicine (Innovative Sport Medicine Calgary). His interests are in paediatrics, endurance sports, exercise as medicine, and wilderness medical education. When he isn’t outdoors with his family, he's brewing a coffee or dreaming up an adventure…..

Tristan Jones

Tristan Jones is a resident by day, early 90s style hacker by night. We had to give this Emergency Medicine Resident from UBC a job, or else he would shut down our website faster than Anonymous taking down Donald Trump.

Justin Roos

Justin Roos is an emergency medicine resident at the University of British Columbia. His interests include mountain and wilderness medicine. He is a contributor to the CrackCast podcast.

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Riley Golby

Riley Golby

Riley is an emergency medicine resident at the University of British Columbia.
Riley Golby

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Andrew Guy

Andrew Guy is a medical student at the University of British Columbia, and manages audio editing and mixing for CrackCast. He is pursuing a career in academic emergency medicine, with interests in FOAMed, ultrasound, medical education, and prehospital/mass gathering medicine.

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Colin Sedgwick

Colin Sedgwick

Colin is a medical student in the Island Medical Program at UBC. He has a passion for emergency medicine with a keen interest in all things ultrasound. His hobbies include enjoying the outdoors with his dog, photography, and being forever in search of achieving a good tasting homebrew.
Colin Sedgwick

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Ross Prager

Originally hailing from Victoria, Ross is a medical student in Vancouver with a keen interest in acute care medicine and medical education. When not consuming all things #FOAMed, he can be found in the outdoors hiking, kayaking, or skiing. He also is an avid racket-sportsman, and occasionally (especially during exams) wishes he pursued professional badminton.

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Owen Scheirer

Owen is a resident in the FRCPC Emergency Medicine program at the University of Saskatchewan. When he's not running around the emergency department, he's hanging out with his wife, new baby girl, and dog. Spare time = climbing and cycling!

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Dillan Radomske

Dillan Radomske is an Emergency Medicine resident at the University of Saskatchewan. He is passionate about technology-enhanced medical education, podcast creation and production, and Indigenous advocacy. He is one of the new CRACKCast hosts, and aspires to continue to contribute to the field of FOAMed in the future.

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Nathan Stefani

If you can’t find this slick, senior medical student in the trauma bay, then head out to surf the nearest break. He’ll be there shredding it up. Or… limping home from his 4th bike crash this year.

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Kevin Lam

Kevin Lam

Kevin is a third year medical student at McMaster University. He is a junior editor for CanadiEM and has interests in medical education, graphic creation and the intersections between design, urban design and medicine.

Ana Gomez

Ana Gomez is a Family Medicine resident that does audio and shownote editing for CrackCast. She hopes to one day work both in the ER and a GP clinic as a CCFP-EM. Her interests are in mass gathering medicine, sports medicine and ultrasound.

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