Emergency Medicine

July Sim + Procedure Lab

7/31/13.  Mark the date, July EM residents/rotators.  Because this is… Advanced Airway Day. Where every patient needs an airway placed, and you’re the medical professional to do it.  Battle through artificial blood, emesis, and otherwise difficult anatomy as you practice placing both direct and surgical airways on semi-embalmed cadavers in controlled conditions, so that when the stuff hits the fan in the ED, you know exactly what to do. For those of you who are new to the fold and want a little prepping advice,… Continue Reading

"July, July"

resident class 2016

“The first day” I’ll start this post by quoting an email from one of our former chief residents… “Happy July.  The birds are singing, the bees are buzzing, the interns are crying. It’s all and all a wonderful time of year…”  — Rob Huang* As you might guess, July is a special time in every resident’s life; full of new experiences, new responsibilities, and an emergency department at its busiest. New second-year residents are asked to now run traumas and medical codes.  New third-years are… Continue Reading