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Nov 6, 2019

The Essentials of Emergency Medicine (EEM) conference is in May 2020, but opportunities start NOW. This conference is one of the largest live EM educational conferences in the world with over 2,000 attendees. The conference organizers, led by Dr. Paul Jhun, are again offering an amazing opportunity for EM residents...


Oct 3, 2019

Should we admit medical mistakes? Most risk managers (and med mal attorneys) might say no, but Dr. Peter Smulowitz says that’s the wrong thinking. Admitting errors can be good for patients and good for us.

 

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Aug 27, 2019

This is the keynote address from Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2019. Transcript below...

 

There are moments in this job that are glorious ... magnificent.   The great save, a moment of kindness, and unexpected show of gratitude, nailing a difficult procedure or diagnosis. There are times that this job will make you...


Aug 25, 2019

In this episode we discuss the elements of documenting a patient's decision-making capacity, pearls from the last month of ERcast, our new newsletter, and Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot.

 

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Jul 6, 2019

Scott Weingart and Amal Mattu are our guests as we break down the critical decision points in a case of a patient with an acute anterior STEMI and cardiogenic shock.

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