Archive for category: Medical Education

Das SMACC: Registration and Ticket Releases

15 Oct
October 15, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketFor those of us who have been lucky enough to attend one of the first four SMACC conferences, I think we would agree that this is one of the highest quality, academic meetings in the world. One of the main reasons for this is the enormous and inspiring energy of the critical care community itself. […]

Upcoming Conferences Presented By The Teaching Institute

02 Sep
September 2, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketThis year has been an exciting year for us at The Teaching Institute (TTI).  We have had some great medical education conferences at some pretty amazing places, including Cape Town, South Africa and Melbourne, Australia.  The rest of 2016 and 2017 promise to be just as exciting if not more […]

The Fragility Index: Assessing Usefulness of Randomized Clinical Trials

22 Aug
August 22, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketBackground: In the pyramid of evidence based medicine randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered to be one of the most reliable study designs when evaluating the cause and effect of treatment modalities. When evaluating randomized controlled trials, we often look for statistical significance of a study to determine if […]

Advice to the Graduating Resident – Victoria Brazil

18 Apr
April 18, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketSo this is the third installation of Advice to the Graduating Resident. Again, many 3rd year residents will be graduating in just a few short months and taking on their first jobs as attending physicians. I was lucky enough to sit down with the amazing Victoria Brazil and pick her brain. She […]

Advice to the Graduating Resident – Amal Mattu

28 Mar
March 28, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketSo this is the second installation of Advice to Graduating Residents. Again, many 3rd year residents will be graduating in just a few short months and taking on their first jobs as attending physicians. I was lucky enough to sit down with the amazing Amal Mattu and pick his […]

How to Call a Consult

17 Mar
March 17, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketWhen on shift in the ED we spend more time with a phone in our hand than a laryngoscope. Despite this, we spend a lot more time finessing our laryngoscopy skills than the way we call our consults. Calling an efficient and effective consult / admit can greatly improve our […]

Advice to the Graduating Resident – Anand Swaminathan

29 Feb
February 29, 2016

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketWe are getting closer to the end of the year and pretty soon 3rd year residents will be graduating and moving on to their first jobs as attending physicians.  My own residents have been asking for advice, and I thought this would be a great opportunity to ask some […]

Reflections on the Closing of a Hospital

17 Dec
December 17, 2015

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketI know, I know. We here at REBEL EM are normally very clinically oriented. We take recent articles or hot topics and give you the breakdown and clinical take home points. But a recent event happened that made me look at my own practice, and now on the other […]

The Countdown has Begun for smaccDUB

21 Oct
October 21, 2015

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Pocket The countdown has begun: #smaccDUB registration opens next week!

Got FOAM?

05 Oct
October 5, 2015

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit PocketI recently gave a talk at my old alma mater (Texas A&M College of Medicine) on creating a Professional and Scholarly Community with FOAM in early September of 2015.  One of the things I was most amazed by was how many people had not heard of the concept of […]

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