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Jun232017

Leave a Comment Goldfrank's Corner

June marks graduation for thousands of medical residents around the country. This is a special time for residents and educators alike as it marks a major transition point. It’s a good time to reflect on who we are, what we do and, where we are going. Every year, Dr. Lewis Goldfrank gives an address to the residents,
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Jun092017

Leave a Comment Post-It Pearls Tags: ,

Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by. The pearls are often prompted by patients presenting during that shift but they don’t have to be.
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May222017

Leave a Comment Resident Updates

SIMWars is a competitive learning environment held every year at the ACEP Scientific Assembly in October and the SAEM Annual Meeting every May. It pits residency teams from across the country against each other as they manage complex patients. This year, the NYU/Bellevue EM Resident team of Allan Guiney (PGY3), Joe Levin (PGY2), Magdalena Robak (PGY1) and Kristen Ng (PGY1) took home the championship!
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May122017

Leave a Comment Post-It Pearls Tags: ,

Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by. The pearls are often prompted by patients presenting during that shift but they don’t have to be.
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May052017

Leave a Comment Random #FOAMed Tags:

Over the last year, the SMACC group has released some absolutely amazing talks from SMACCDub in Dublin in June of 2016. In the true spirit of FOAM, all of the content is free for use and reuse. Among the many amazing talks was this one from the FeminEM crew. For all the SMACC talks,
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Apr212017

Leave a Comment Post-It Pearls Tags: ,

Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by. The pearls are often prompted by patients presenting during that shift but they don’t have to be.
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Apr182017

Leave a Comment Practice Updates

EBM is under attack. The Trump administration has signaled it will de-regulate the FDA, lowering the current threshold of safety & efficacy. This may bring us closer to the pharmaceutical disasters of the past: the children of Thalidomide, snake oil salesmen selling heal-all elixirs, Bayer’s invention & marketing of Heroin as a non-addictive cough suppressant,
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Mar312017

Leave a Comment Resident Thoughts

Dear Sanjay,

Hope you’re doing well. You’ve probably just settled into your first adult-sized Manhattan apartment. It may take a while, but you’ll eventually manage to find your stethoscope – it’s been gathering quite a bit of dust since Match Day. Your scrubs are free of bodily fluids – at least for now.
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