About BoringEM

BoringEM aims to enhance knowledge translation by combining edutainment with peer-reviewed content to produce high quality learning resources.

If you want to read about finger thoracostomies and ocular ultrasound you’re in the wrong place. BoringEM addresses the unsexy, common aspects of emergency medicine like palliative care, quality improvement, medical education and urine. If there is an EM topic you have no desire to learn, we will likely cover it. When we do, we’ll present it in the most engaging way possible using high-quality writing and the two great powers of the internet: Youtube and Google Images.

Secondary goals include increasing the recognition of open-access medical resources as legitimate forms of medical scholarship (USask FOAM Collaborative & SM-Index) and fostering the development of online Canadian content (Canadian FOAM of the Week & Canadian blogroll).

If these goals speak to you, consider contributing to BoringEM as an author.

Editor

Brent Thoma, MD MA
Editor of BoringEM Simulation Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Emergency Medicine Resident at the University of Saskatchewan
Brent Thoma, MD MA
Brent Thoma, MD MA
Brent Thoma, MD MA
Brent Thoma, MD MA

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Authors

Joel D'Eath

Joel D'Eath

Advanced Care Paramedic
I love tinkering with technology, the outdoors, photography and playing with my kids. In an attempt to delay the onset of dementia, I'm learning to play the bagpipes...
Joel D'Eath
Joel D'Eath
Teresa Chan

Teresa Chan

Emergency Physician. Budding Medical Educator.
Teresa Chan
Teresa Chan
Maxim Ben-Yakov
Emergency Medicine Chief Resident - interested in EM healthcare research, Pediatric EM, Ultrasound and everything technology, Web 2.0/3.0 & beyond...
Maxim Ben-Yakov
Maxim Ben-Yakov
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Guest Authors

Paul Olszynski

Paul Olszynski

Emergency Medicine Physician at Saskatoon Health Region
Canadian emergency physician and a fan of all things ultrasound, simulation, and #FOAMed! Pursuing MEd and promoting POCUS EM while on a short sabbatical in London, UK.
Paul Olszynski
Paul Olszynski
Chris Byrne
Chris is a senior medical student with interests in emergency medicine, critical care and point of care ultrasound. He sees untapped potential in the use of point of care ultrasound as a teaching tool in undergraduate medical education.
Chris Byrne
Chris Byrne
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