iEM Newsletter – February 2019

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.


Project Contributors


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.

ICON360 interview series continues with Dr. Noble. Stay tuned!

Posts Published In February

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Death on the Roads

Save the date: Why? Because road victims will be remembered that day. Starting from 2005, The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is held on

The Medical Emergency Simulation Olympics – G.SEM

The use of realistic simulation on medical teaching is increasingly being used in the universities of Brasilia. The controlled environment training brings important benefits and

Macro-lensing the Emergency Department

How do you remember the emergency department (ED) that trained you? Could it be that you have learned a lot more than just medicine there?

Trauma in Pregnancy

Trauma remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in pregnant women. It increases the risk of preterm delivery, placenta abruption, fetomaternal hemorrhage, and pregnancy

Top Audios of September 2019 From iEM Archive

Thinking like an emergency physician Abdominal pain Massive GI Bleeding Shock Emergency medicine: a unique specialty Cardiac Arrest Altered mental status Respiratory Distress Ovarian Abscess

Top Images From iEM Archive

Epidural hemorrhage and free air Central venous catheter misplacement Childhood rush – HFM disease Pneumococcal meningitis, MRI Subarachnoid hemorrhage Intracranial hemorrhage at temporoparietal location Electrical

Top chapters and blog posts of September 2019

Core EM Clerkship Topics

In the last ten years, there are few published undergraduate emergency medicine curriculum recommendations (Hobgood et al., 2009; Manthey et al., 2010; Penciner et al., 2013; Santen

iEM Monthly – October 2019

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How to make the most of your EM Clerkship

Emergency Medicine has something for everyone! Starting the Emergency Medicine (EM) Clerkship is one of the most exciting times of any medical student’s life, regardless

ELECTRIC SHOCK; Injuries beyond what the eyes see.​

Authors: Dr. Nour Saleh and Dr. Kilalo Mjema Case presentation A 53-years-old male, sustained burn wounds on both hands 40 minutes prior presentation to the

A Study in Yellow

In Brazil and many other countries around the world, we got used to know September as the suicide prevention month, represented by the yellow ribbon,

Top Reads In February

Free iBook

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 in March. STAY TUNED! or better REGISTER on the sidebar to get email alert or follow us on social media. 

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