Friendship, Motivation, and Altruism @ SMACCGold

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I just attended the SMACC Gold conference in the Gold Coast, Australia, and I have to tell you it was the best conference I have ever been to. I have been to a lot of medical conferences over the years, some good, some average, and some not so great. SMACC Gold is by far the […]

UMEMLive Brings You Live FOAMed!

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FOAMed has become an essential part of our lives in emergency medicine and critical care education and has revolutionized the way we learn, teach, and assimilate information. There are lots of great things out there in the FOAMed world, and we at the University of Maryland would like to take it to the next level. […]

Teaching Procedures-the Moayedi Way

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Teaching medical procedures is one of the most rewarding aspects of medical education. Physicians-in-training place a high value on mastering clinical procedures and often link their confidence to their procedural skills. It is important to provide an opportunity for the student to prepare to learn a new procedure. This phase of learning should occur in […]

How we are flipping EM education

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“But in an era with a perfect video-delivery platform — one that serves up billions of YouTube views and millions of TED Talks on such things as technology, entertainment, and design — why would anyone waste precious class time with lecture?” — Charles Prober and Chip Heath1 Lately, lecture, that venerable tool in the educator’s […]

How to Make Journal Club Work

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As part of a drive to create asynchronous learning resources for the SMACC Education Workshop, Chris Nickson talked to Simon Carley to find out ‘How to make Journal Club work”. It also ties in nicely with the SMACC EBM Workshop that Simon is running. They cover the objectives, structure and setting, the people involved, content […]