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In Education & Quality Improvement, Featured, Featured Education Innovations (FEI) by Andrea LoLeave a Comment

Polly is a first year resident who has recently been introduced to free open access medical education (FOAM). She decides to use FOAM to learn tips and tricks to manage a lower GI bleed. However, she finds herself frustrated by spending lengthy periods of time navigating different sites to try to answer her questions. There are so many resources, but which is the best for her current needs? Polly wonders if there is a …

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Failing Up and Failing Better

In Physicians as Humans by Sara Gray1 Comment

Do you have a case that haunts you? I do. The details aren’t relevant, but the case was terrible and stayed with me. Over the following days and weeks I stopped sleeping. I stopped going to the gym. I started dreading work. I swore more. I drank more. I started falling apart. Despite my years of studying and training and striving, I felt I wasn’t good enough. My residency, fellowship, and graduate degree …

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Blood and Clots Quizlet 4: Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

In Blood & Clots, Medical Concepts by Eric Tseng1 Comment

Hello Blood & Clots/CanadiEM community! Before we post our blog series on thrombosis and bleeding, we encourage you to test your initial knowledge by going through a few brief case scenarios. These cases were originally posted as part of our needs assessment in Fall 2016, and you can find the answers after each question below. The first few quizlets can be found here: Quizlet 1, Quizlet 2, Quizlet 3 Cheers! -Blood & Clots …