iEM Monthly – July 2020

july 2020 newsletter

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.

Recent News

Recent Posts

Top Countries

Top Reads

News

  • We are pleased to open our fourth course for you; iEM/Lecturio – COVID-19 Clinal Readiness Course. As we did in the EMCC course, we collaborated with Lecturio to provide you an excellent course to improve your knowledge in the clinical applications in COVID-19 cases. The interactive course content is prepared by Lecturio’s expert educators Dr. Eisha Chopra, Dr. Julie Rice, Dr. Daniel Sweiden, Dr. Julianna Jung from John Hopkins University, Department of Emergency Medicine. Assessments of the course were prepared by Dr. Arif Alper Cevik from United Arab Emirates University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences. One more time, we thank Lecturio for their amazing resources and support to our social responsibility initiative to help medical students in need during these challenging times. As a part of our social responsibility initiative, iem-course.org will continue to provide free open online courses related to emergency medicine. We hope our courses help you to continue your education during these difficult times. Please send us your feedback or requests about courses.
  • We started a new initiative "Question of the Day." We will share Dr. Joseph Ciano's and other contributors' questions on weekends in Twitter. The detailed explanation of the answer will be provided on Wednesday with a separate blog post.

Blog Posts of June

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in June 2020. 

Top Three Chapters of May 2020

How to read chest x-raysby Ozlem Koksal

336.3 - normal PA chest x-ray AIRWAY STRUCTURES

How to read pelvic x-rays, by Sara Nikolić and Gregor Prosen

628.12 - femur neck fx

How to Read C-Spine X-Ray, by Dejvid Ahmetović and Gregor Prosen

626.4 - Figure 4 - c-spine lateral x-ray - alignement

Top Four Post of June 2020

iEM Monthly – June 2020

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.

Recent News

Recent Posts

Top Countries

Top Reads

News

  • We announced iEM/Lecturio Emergency Medicine Core Content Course on May 1, 2020. We thank our contributors who provided amazing chapters and our course partner Lectruio for making emergency medicine lectures freely available. We also thank IFEM for sharing this social responsibility initiative with their followers.
  • Our second course was eFAST (Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma). We thank our course content contributors Dr. Ashley Bean, Dr. Rasha Buhumaid, Dr. Arif Alper Cevik and Dr. Fikri Abu-Zidan.
  • We continued providing free open online courses with RUSH course for medical students. RUSH stands for Rapid Ultrasound in Shock and Hypotension. We thank our course content contributors Dr. Dr. Rasha Buhumaid, Ashley Bean, Dr. Hong Chiuen, Dr. Arif Alper Cevik and Dr. Fikri Abu-Zidan.

Blog Posts of May

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in May 2020. 

Top Three Chapters of May 2020

How to read chest x-raysby Ozlem Koksal

336.3 - normal PA chest x-ray AIRWAY STRUCTURES

How to read pelvic x-rays, by Sara Nikolić and Gregor Prosen

628.12 - femur neck fx

How to Read C-Spine X-Ray, by Dejvid Ahmetović and Gregor Prosen

626.4 - Figure 4 - c-spine lateral x-ray - alignement

Top Three Post of May 2020

iEM Monthly – May 2020

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.

New Authors

Recent News

Recent Posts

Top Countries

Top Reads

New Blog Authors

Keerthi Gondy

Keerthi Gondy

I'm a fourth-year medical student at the University of Michigan applying to Emergency Medicine. I am passionate about medical education, especially end-of-life care in the ED, and resilience/wellness. Outside of medical school, I am an avid triathlete, nature-lover, and an advocate on sustainability and climate change.

Joey Ciano

Joey Ciano

My name is Joey Ciano, I am a born and raised New Yorker currently working and living in Queens, NY. I am finishing my first year of International Emergency Medicine Fellowship in the Northwell Health system. My main interest in International EM is promoting EM systems building. This focuses on promoting the development of the specialty of EM in countries that have not yet recognized EM as a field or are in the early stages of this process. My main interest is working on the post-graduate educational infrastructure. I have done EM educational work in Uganda and continue to work in West Bengal, India to help educate practitioners in EM to help specialty development. COVID-19 has changed the way we teach locally and internationally, so I thought this project would be a great opportunity to reach international students in EM during these challenging times.

Amita Sudhir

Amita Sudhir

Amita Sudhir, MD is the Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director at the University of Virginia, USA. She was also the third year emergency medicine clerkship director for 8 years. She has authored several textbook chapters, an ACEP clinical policy (on NTSEMI ACS), lectured both nationally and internationally and created multiple curricula and educational modules. She is also on the Scientific Advisory Council (First Aid subcommittee) for the American Red Cross.

David Wiercigroch

David Wiercigroch

David Wiercigroch is a senior medical student at the University of Toronto in Canada. His interests are in health policy, international EM and global health. He enjoys collaborating with medical students around the world to advance EM through free-open access to medical education (FOAMed) and student leadership as part of the International Student Association of Emergency Medicine (ISAEM). He is an avid writer, aspiring chef and camping enthusiast.

News

  • We announced iEM/Lecturio Emergency Medicine Core Content Course on May 1, 2020. We thank our contributors who provided amazing chapters and our course partner Lectruio for making emergency medicine lectures freely available. We also thank IFEM for sharing this social responsibility initiative with their followers.

Some highlights from social media

  • Our next course is Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma. This course is prepared by using chapters and videos/images in iEM Education Project. We are so grateful for your contribution to iEM. The course includes orientation > entry formative quiz > US basics (physics, knobology, artifacts + formative quiz) > eFAST protocol (application, views, anatomical structures, etc. + formative quiz) > Normal and abnormal images > exit formative quiz... and finally summative assessment for course completion certification. It will be ready for students on May 18, 2020.

Blog Posts of April

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in April 2020. 

Top Three Reads of March 2020

How to read chest x-raysby Ozlem Koksal

336.3 - normal PA chest x-ray AIRWAY STRUCTURES

How to read pelvic x-rays, by Sara Nikolić and Gregor Prosen

628.12 - femur neck fx

How to Read C-Spine X-Ray, by Dejvid Ahmetović and Gregor Prosen

626.4 - Figure 4 - c-spine lateral x-ray - alignement

iEM Monthly – April 2020

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.

Recent News

Recent Posts

Top Countries

Top Reads

News

  • Emergency Medicine education in medical schools is unexpectedly affected because of coronavirus pandemic. Face to face academic days were canceled, clinical shifts removed from the list. Developed countries and their universities applied or increased online teaching technologies and methods immediately to continue educational activities. However, countries with limited resources are still struggling to teach medical students. Although iEM had plans to create MOOCs for medical students under the guidance of new undergraduate curriculum recommendations of IFEM, the pandemic pulled this plan to earlier days than expected. It is still in the testing period, but iEM's free open online course platform for medical students will be with you soon. Stay tuned!
  • We have a new blog author. Leah Sarah Peer is a Canadian medical student from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She has a Bachelor’s of Science, with a Specialization Biology, and a Minor Human Rights. Leah is passionate about Global Health, Social Justice and Medicine. She always believes in being human, caring for the needy and helping people is her soul's greatest joy. Alongside her medical studies, Leah loves voicing her thoughts through writing and hopes to be an agent of change.

Blog Posts of March

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in March 2020. 

Top Three Reads of March 2020

How to read chest x-raysby Ozlem Koksal

336.3 - normal PA chest x-ray AIRWAY STRUCTURES

How to read pelvic x-rays, by Sara Nikolić and Gregor Prosen

628.12 - femur neck fx

How to Read C-Spine X-Ray, by Dejvid Ahmetović and Gregor Prosen

626.4 - Figure 4 - c-spine lateral x-ray - alignement

iEM Monthly: March 2020

iEM Monthly March 2020

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.

Recent News

Recent Posts

Top Countries

An Interview

News

  • iEM education project is interviewing with world-renowned leaders of Emergency Medicine. Simon Carley, Rob Rogers, Ian Stiell, Tracy Sanson, Neil Cunningham, Selim Suner, Judith Tintinalli, Melanie Stander, Taj Hassan, Stephanie Kayden, Nicki Noble are some of the experts in our lists who shared their thoughts, wisdom about life, profession, wellness and more. iEM team is now ready to share these interviews. Stay tuned!

In this series, world-renowned experts will share their habits, give advice on life, wellness and the profession.

  • iEM student is preparing to be in ICEM2020 Buenos Aires / Argentina in June. This is the biggest international conference hosted by IFEM and EM Society fo Argentina. We are looking forward to meeting our contributors, authors, and student followers at the conference.

Recent Posts

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in February 2020. 

Top 3 Post Reads in February 2020

a case decreasing resistance in er
Carmina Shrestha, Nepal
BEC WHO
J. Austin Lee, USA
a simple cellulitis of the foot?
Anthony Rodigin, USA

Interview with Melanie Stander

iEM Monthly – February 2020

iEM monthly newsletter February 2020
iEM monthly newsletter February 2020

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.

Recent News

Recent Posts

Top Countries

What is iEM

Recent News

  • IFEM released a new video
  • iEM waits for update ofIFEM undergraduate curriculum to start renewing its content and creating 2021 clerkship book.
  • In couple months, iEM will start sharing emergency medicine quizzes with readers
  • Rob Rogers, MD, FACEP joined to iEM advisory group

ROB ROGERS

Advisor

Trained in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Rob Rogers currently practices Emergency Medicine at the University of Kentucky’s Chandler Hospital in the Department of Emergency Medicine. An innovative medical educator on the cutting edge of creativity, he shares his knowledge on the monthly medical education Medutopia Podcast. Rob co-founded The Teaching Institute and in 2014 created The Teaching Course at The University of Maryland. As a passionate medical education enthusiast, podcast evangelist, learning choreographer, and entrepreneur, Rob works tirelessly to change the world of medical education by reinventing it. In 2017, Rob created Medutopia, an international think tank of medical educators who teach educators all over the world how to make a difference in med ed. 

  • iEM announced its' top read chapters and posts in 2019

Recent Posts

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in January 2020. 

iEM January 2020 top countries

Top 3 Post Reads in January 2020

What is iEM

iEM Monthly – January 2020

january 2020

Recent News

Inside iEM

Recent Posts

Top Countries

What is iEM

happy new year 2020

Recent News

iEM was viewed more than 100.000 by over 60.000 visitors in 2019. Our resources reached to 197 countries. The first edition (2018) of free Emergency Medicine Clerkship Book has been downloaded over 4000 times. During 2019, we continuously published posts written by 29 blog authors. We thank all contributors and followers and wish you all a happy new year.

iEM world

Inside iEM

Two new blog authors joined us in December 2019. We welcome Dr. Israa M. Salih from UAE and Dr. Nadarajah Prasanna from Sri Lanka. 

Nadarajah PRASANNA

Sri Lanka

Senior registrar in emergency medicine at Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo. Full instructor for European Resuscitation Council ALS courses as well as local APLS and NLS courses. Completing the Full instructor pathway for International APLS and ATLS courses by 2020. Interested in resuscitation, pediatric emergency medicine, simulations and MEdED. Currently involved in teaching resuscitation courses as well as diploma in emergency nursing , EMT refresher course and medical student teaching.

Israa Saleh

UAE

EM resident in ZMH, Abudhabi. Served in human rights and peace office IFMSA | Advocate of FOAM | Profound interest in research, critical care and disaster medicine | Also a poet and part-time philosopher.

Recent Posts

Top Countries

These countries viewed iEM content the most in 2019. 

iEM Top Countries 2019

What is iEM

iEM Monthly – December 2019

Monthly Newsletter December 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.

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Hot News!

iEM team is going to attend ESEM19 (Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine Scientific Conference 2019) in Abu Dhabi. 

esem19

iEM Endorses

icem2020-endorsement

Top Blog Post in November

November Blog Posts

Top Countries in November

Free EM Clerkship Book

iEM Free Book (2018e) reached to >3500 downloads. The book is written by 133 authors from 19 countries. It includes 106 topics, 841 pages, 454 images.

ACEM2019 and Incredible India

ACEM 2019 and increadible India

The 10th Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine was successfully completed in New Delhi, India, during the last couple of days. The conference hosted around 1700 attendees around the globe, mainly Asia. There were approximately 300 speakers from all continents. Dr. Tamorish Kole and Dr. Sirinath Kumar were the two Emergency Medicine professionals who behind the success of this conference. Both experts are also a member of the board of directors of the Asian Society for Emergency Medicine (ASEM). At the end of the conference, Dr. Kole took over the presidency from Prof.Dr. Yildiray Cete (Turkey) who served to ASEM for two years.

ASEM board
Asian Society for Emergency Medicine, Board of Directors

Vice-President of India, Venkaiah Naidu, opened the conference with promising support to the improvement of Emergency Medicine care in India as well as highlighting the implementation of Emergency Medicine into the undergraduate curriculum. As many countries in Asia, Indian medical graduates are working in acute care settings after graduation. Therefore, focusing on undergraduate education can help many countries in the same context. 

Venkaiah Naidu
Venkaiah Naidu, Vice-President of India

This topic one of the items discussed in the ASEM Board of Directors meeting. Creating a widely acceptable undergraduate curriculum is a necessity for Asian countries, especially those in the development stage of Emergency Medicine. ASEM board formed a sub-committee to work on this highly significant problem. Dr. Mohan Tiru (Singapore) and I will be leading board members to continue and finalize the process. Because the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM) currently working on a comprehensive update process for its’ undergraduate curriculum, there is no need to reinvent the wheel for ASEM. Taking the updated version of the IFEM undergraduate curriculum as the main framework and working on it to create a precise Asian undergraduate curriculum will be enough and probably the fastest way. However, there is a need to understand the current situation and needs in Asian countries. Therefore, the sub-committee of ASEM will work on learning needs assessment and current situation analysis until the IFEM undergraduate curriculum finalized. The expected time for the new updated version of the IFEM undergraduate curriculum is April-May 2020. Completing learning needs assessment and current situation analysis of Asia by March-April 2020 will give the Asian board a chance to move forward with updated IFEM undergraduate curriculum. Probably, developing the Asian curriculum will be possible in a short period of time until the end of 2020.

ASEM board meeting
Asian Society for Emergency Medicine, Board of Directors Meeting

While ACEM2019 continues, I was able to meet a couple of contributors to the International Emergency Medicine Education Project. I visited Rob Rogers’ well-known course, Medutopia, which aims to increase the quality of the teaching skills of educators. According to Dr. Rogers, this is the most enthusiastic and knowledgable group since the Medutopia journey has begun. Dr. Andy Little and Dr. Mike Giosondi were other two experts who gave the course with Dr. Rogers. You can read and listen to Dr. Rogers’ contributions to the International Emergency Medicine Education Project here.

I also came across to Dr. Simon Carley from Manchester, who is well-known for ST.EMLYN’s blog. He gave a couple of amazing talks during the conference, including one plenary presentation.

Simon Carley, plenary session
Simon Carley, plenary session
Arif Alper Cevik and Simon Carley
Arif Alper Cevik and Simon Carley

One of the surprising things was meeting with one of our blog authors Dr. Kaushila Thilakasiri (Sri Lanka) and her team. This energetic group was not only coming for ASEM to attend meetings, but they also came to compete in SimWars. And of course, they won the first prize.

Kaushila Thilakasiri and Sri Lanka team

Two days of workshops and three days of the busy scientific program passed like lightning. In addition to scientific activities, ACEM 2019 team prepared many social events for participants. I think, socially and scientifically, ACEM 2019 was a very busy conference. This created many networking opportunities.

One of the final event was graduation ceremony of 2018-2019 class of Emergency Medicine residents. Around 120 new graduated were appreciated with a nicely setted up ceremony with attendence of leaders of Emergency Medicine such as Prof. Lee Wallis (Past President of IFEM), Dr. Taj Hassan (Pas President of Royal College of Emergency Medicine) and Prof. James Ducharme (President of IFEM) as well as local leaders of Emergency Medicine of India.

2018-2019 Indian Emergency Medicine Graduates
2018-2019 Indian Emergency Medicine Graduates

As a summary, ACEM2019 was a successful gathering for international Emergency Medicine experts and Asian emergency physicians, residents and medical students.

ACEM 2021 will be in Hong Kong. ASEM board of directors decided to give ACEM2023 to Manila, Phillipines and ACEM2025 to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. We hope to see you all in these upcoming events.

Cite this article as: Arif Alper Cevik, "ACEM2019 and Incredible India," in International Emergency Medicine Education Project, November 13, 2019, https://iem-student.org/2019/11/13/acem2019-and-incredible-india/, date accessed: July 14, 2020

iEM Monthly – November 2019

monthly newsletter

Monthly Newsletter November 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.

Hot News!

iEM will attend the Asian Conference on Emergency Medicine held in New Delhi, India. The conference is on 7-10 November and organized by the Society of Emergency Medicine, India. We are looking forward to meeting members of the #FOAMed family at the conference.

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october 2019
One hundred fifty-nine countries visited iEM content in October 2019. The total number of countries visited iEM platform is 189.

Top Countries in October

Top Blog Post in October

October Blog Posts

Free EM Clerkship Book

iEM Free Book (2018e) reached to >3500 downloads. The book is written by 133 authors from 19 countries. It includes 106 topics, 841 pages, 454 images.

Top Audios of September 2019 From iEM Archive

Top Audios 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

Chest Pain

Top Images From iEM Archive

Top Images From iEM Archive
17 - epidural + air

Epidural hemorrhage and free air

12.1 - central catheter misplaced

Central venous catheter misplacement

757.3 - Childhood rush - HFM disease

Childhood rush – HFM disease

26.1 - pneumocaccal meningitis 1

Pneumococcal meningitis, MRI

130.1 - SAH - subarachnoid hemorrhage

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

627.3 - Figure 03 - ICH in the right parietotemporal lobe

Intracranial hemorrhage at temporoparietal location

685.2 - electrical injury entry

Electrical injury, entry

449.3 - subacute subdural3

Subdural hemorrhage

336.5 - normal PA chest x-ray HEART BORDERS

Normal heart borders, normal chest x-ray