BoringEM CaRMS | Life a...

Editor’s note:  Another version of this piece previously appeared on Luckett’s own blog (“This Liminal Space“).  We asked her to revise and add to it so that it might become a permanent part of the BoringEM CaRMS advice section.  – TC   I remember...

EMSimCases.com | A not-...

In the spirit of true FOAM-y collaboration, we are taking some time to feature a recent #FOAMed initiative that has been lead by two Canadian PGY4 residents.  As depicted in Eve Purdy’s post earlier this week, however, these two actually collaborated at a distance to bring this...

Behind the Scenes: doin...

Editor’s note: In this article Eve Purdy discusses lessons learned while performing, writing and publishing research with a team spread across the country. The final product “The use of free educational  resources by Canadian emergency medicine residents and program...

Life Beyond Medicine | ...

I recently wrote a piece for our Life Beyond Medicine series explaining why running specifically, and physical activity more generally, is such a central part of my mental well-being as a resident. On writing it, however, I realised that something big was missing: Running is an important...

Things I Wish I knew as...

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth post in the BoringEM Research week series. Below we hear from Dr. Rob Green, researcher extraordinaire, about medical student research  He was featured earlier this week in “Guess Who? Canadian EM Research Edition” but today reflects on...

Medical Student Researc...

Editor’s note: This is the second post in the BoringEM Research Week series. We had the fortune of hearing  from three star medical students who are actively involved in research while also fulfilling the requirements medical school. Needless to say they have some great tips for...

Life Beyond Medicine | ...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Medicine can be an all-consuming pursuit. Need proof? Sit 3-4 healthcare providers together at a table, and what is the automatic reaction? They talk about work. Recognizing this, you might have noticed that we’ve started a series entitled ‘Life Beyond Medicine’...

Life Beyond Medicine | ...

“Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.” - Stephen Hawking Batman vs. the Snake Oil Despite my somewhat fatalistic title, I love what I do. I’m like Batman. By day, I treat patients with heart disease, a. fib, or aortic stenosis and...