Despite best intentions and numerous drafts just waiting to be completed, over the last few years I have not been able to write regularly. The blog stagnated as I progressed through residency into attendinghood, took on a series of academic and administrative roles, and expanded my family together with my wonderful wife. And yet, it’s […]
Slideset and readings from a recent talk on social media and physician professionalism in medical education.
This is a response to the excellent discussion on LITFL around Chris Nickson’s post questioning whether it is “Time for a FOAM Charter?” Technicalities prevented me from submitting directly to the conversation (too wordy?), so have done below. Please do not respond to this post. If you would like to jump in on the convo, […]
“Keep Reading” Yesterday, during yet another excellent session at the ACEP Teaching Fellowship (#ACEPTF14), Dr. Rob Rogers (@EM_Educator) spent some time reviewing feedback techniques with the goal of teaching us many different ways to provide more effective feedback to students and residents. You know, something better than the usual “Strong work” or “keep reading”. We […]
Was just reading a review of outcomes of medical emergencies on commercial flights by Peterson et al published earlier this year in JAMA. I’ve got a particular interest in this topic since my life is divided between two continents and I’ve been involved in several of these cases over the years. It’s basically a summary […]