If you’re into education, you’ll want to know about these  resources. Don’t forget to check out on a daily basis!

FOAM Resources

Education in EM/CC

  • Academic Life in Emergency Medicine — the original blog for emergency medicine academics by Michelle Lin and team.
  • Better in Emergency Medicine — Robert Cooney’s blog on becoming a better academician, running a better emergency department, making emergency care safer, and becoming a leading force for change.
  • EMRAP: Educator’s Education — Our own Rob Roger’s groundbreaking podcast on education in emergency medicine. Although the site has been taken down, the original podcast episodes survive! They will be released intermittently in this site.
  • R&R in the FASTLANE — A free weekly resource that harnesses the power of social media to allow some of the best and brightest emergency medicine and critical care clinicians from all over the world tell us what they think is worth reading from the published literature.
  • — Your regular and reliable source for the highest highlights, sneakiest sneak peaks and loudest shout-outs from the webbed world of emergency medicine and critical care. Each week the LITFL team casts the spotlight on the best and brightest from the blogosphere, the podcast video/audiosphere and the rest of the Web 2.0 social media jungle to find the most fantastic EM/CC FOAM (Free Open Access Meducation) around.

Education in other medical specialties

  • Wishful thinking in medical education — Anne-Marie Cunngham is a GP and Clinical Lecturer in Cardiff University, Wales who explores the use of new technologies to further medical education but not just for the sake of it.

Education and eLearning

  • Edudemic — online magazine covering the leading edge of learning.

Education apps and online tools

Presentation resources

  • Brain Slides — presentation design for educators
  • Duarte Blog — The blog of presentation expert Nancy Duarte
  • PowToon Blog — the blog for an exciting new animated presentation tool
  • Presentation Zen — Garr Reynolds’ blog on professional presentation design.
  • Prezi — The zooming presentation editor

Recommended Books

These are our favorite reading resources for clinicians interested in education — of course, a great place to start is Rob’s Practical Teaching in Emergency Medicine.

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