Are You a Good Educator?

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The iTeachEM Podcast is back with an interesting episode on a topic that is not that well understood….how do know if you are actually any good at teaching? Sounds like a simple question with perhaps an even simpler answer, doesn’t it? Well, three prominent educators, Simon Carley, Anand Swaminathan (Swami), and Natalie May will make […]

Captain Question Strikes Again!

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Sit back, relax, and remember. You’re at a conference and a speaker has just given a reasonably interesting talk on something relevant to your speciality. You’ve listened and learned a few new things, heard a couple of surprising facts that you’re going to go away and think about. You’re just pulling out the conference program […]

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 […]