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May042018

Post-It Pearls 12.0

Anand Swaminathan, MD One 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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Apr062018

Who Are You?

Sanjay Mohan, MD Leave a Comment Med Student Blog

“Code Blue in the waiting room!”

As my co-resident, attending, and I sprinted down the hall, I vividly remember thinking to myself that I probably shouldn’t be here right now. I was working upstairs in the surgical ICU. On a particularly slow overnight, I decided to head down to the ED to visit some friends.
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Nov172017

The Paradox

Sanjay Mohan, MD One Comment Resident Thoughts

The Paradox

“Go take a break.” “Let me quickly pick up these two patients.” “Go grab some food and come back.” “I’m fine, I’ll just…” “Sanjay, get the hell out and don’t come back for fifteen minutes.”

It was my sixth overnight in a row. After having struggled for over 15 minutes with trying to place an ultrasound guided IV in a sickle cell patient,
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Oct062017

Post-It Pearls 11.0

Anand Swaminathan, MD Leave a Comment Post-It Pearls

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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Sep122017

MDCalc Fellowship Program

Anand Swaminathan, MD Leave a Comment Med Student Blog Tags:

The MDCalc Fellows program is a 2-year longitudinal engagement for residents and medical students passionate about EBM and knowledge translation. 
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Sep052017

Ronald O. Perelman Department of EM Fellowships

Anand Swaminathan, MD 4 Comments Resident Updates Tags:

If you’re looking for a fellowship in Ultrasound, Pediatric EM, Toxicology, Healthcare Leadership or Quality and Safety, check out the opportunities available at our program.

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Aug182017

Post It Pearls 10.0

Anand Swaminathan, MD 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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Jun302017

Trust Me.

Sanjay Mohan, MD One Comment Resident Thoughts

“Just cut. He’s dead”, my senior resident calmly whispered behind me. I had walked through the crash chest tube hundreds of times in my head. I knew the steps like the back of my hand – fourth or fifth intercostal space, mid-to-anterior axillary line, cut above the rib, bluntly dissect with the Kellys, pop through the pleura,
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