Archive for category: Medical Education

Upcoming Conferences Presented By The Teaching Institute

02 Sep
September 2, 2016

This 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 so.  TTI is dedicated to helping […]

The Fragility Index: Assessing Usefulness of Randomized Clinical Trials

22 Aug
August 22, 2016

Background: 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 a treatment has an effect.  Statistical […]

Advice to the Graduating Resident – Victoria Brazil

18 Apr
April 18, 2016

So 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 gave some valuable words of wisdom, […]

Advice to the Graduating Resident – Amal Mattu

28 Mar
March 28, 2016

So 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 brain. He gave some valuable words […]

How to Call a Consult

17 Mar
March 17, 2016

When 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 on-shift flow, and therefore happiness. The […]

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