Welcome to the iEM Education Project Monthly Newsletter. We will share the achievements, information about top posts, chapters, activities and future plans of the project that you kindly contributed, supported or showed your interest.
We reached 141 contributors from 19 different countries in February. Our recent contributor is Vicky Noble from USA. Dr. Noble is the vice-chair for academic affairs and the residency program director at University Hospitals in Cleveland Ohio where she is starting the hospital-wide point of care ultrasound program for the system. She is a Professor at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. She is a former chair of the ACEP Ultrasound Section, has been on the boards of the World Interactive Network Focused on Critical Ultrasound (WINFOCUS), Point of care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments (PURE) and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).
She is the president-elect for the Society for Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME). She is the co-author of the Manual of Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound textbook, now in its second edition. Her research interests include lung ultrasound, ultrasound volume assessment and technology solutions to guide ultrasound interpretation as a means to broaden access to diagnostic ultrasound. With over a decade of experience in teaching ultrasound and starting ultrasound programs now at two facilities she can give advice on research, starting a program and ultrasound program administration as well as international training efforts. She is a true evangelist for the technology.
Posts Published In February
The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group The Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group (https://gemlrgroup.wixsite.com/mysite) is a team of students and physicians from around the
Emergency Medicine Is a Dynamic Specialty Emergency medicine is a dynamic specialty which mainly focuses on the rapid assessment and intervention of life-threatening conditions. It
The phone was ringing incessantly. I barely woke up. In my pitch dark bedroom, the ringing phone was the only light source. I slowly grabbed
Participating in Research As a new school year approaches, many medical students are opting to take a gap year dedicated to research. This trend is
Your shift has just started, and you received a 56-year-old female patient, brought by her family due to a sudden loss of movement. The patient
While his art is now highly renowned and eulogized, Vincent Willem Van Gogh spent his lifetime in considerable obscurity, fraught with numerous unprofitable endeavors, misfortunes
25th April 2015 A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25th April 2015, affecting 35 of the 77 districts of Nepal and causing a death toll
As a medical student, I remember once watching a team of physicians and nurses resuscitating a patient who had a cardiac arrest. And while the
Welcome to the iEM Education Project Monthly Newsletter. We will share the achievements, information about top posts, chapters, activities and future plans of the project.
Activated Charcoal Application Emergency Indications Oral intake < 60 minutes the life-threatening dose of the toxic substance Multi-Dose Activated Charcoal (MDAC) Indications Life-Threatening Oral Intake
Recently, Sam Ghali reminded us how important pediatric tube sizes, and how easy to calculate them. We think every medical students, interns and PGY1s should
Emergency Medicine in Brazil is still a small baby. In some states, it’s crawling, like here in Brasília. But even so, it already made my
Case Presentation It was a rainy night preceding my morning shift as a year 3 EM resident at one of our training centers in Abu
Top Reads In February
A free book (ibook and pdf) for EMERGENCY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP Students (iEmergency Medicine for Medical Students and Interns – 2018, Version 1) will be shared through iem-student.org in March. STAY TUNED! or better REGISTER on the sidebar to get email alert or follow us on social media.