Phone a Friend: the fan...

Editor’s Note: This series was created by third year medical student Gerhard Dashi and will highlight the important work that our interprofessional colleagues do. This week’s post was co-authored by Emily Wiener. Keep your eye open for more “Phone a Friend”...

#TipsForNewDocs | Using...

The Canadian Royal College licensing exam in emergency medicine has a certain mystique. While the pass rate for Canadian graduates is spectacular [1], exam survivors speak of the test in hushed whispers that have an air of PTSD. Having recently survived the exam myself, I have some...

#TipsForNewDocs | How t...

Editor’s note:  This piece was written originally by Dr. Sarah Luckett-Gatopoulous, but was essentially co-written by Gerhard Dashi MD(cand). This is part of our BoringEM.org #TipsForNewDocs series. The Consult There is nothing quite as daunting as dialing up a consultant service...

Life Beyond Medicine | ...

Do What You Love Obviously, med school is stressful. It’s especially stressful in third year, when students are starting to reflect on their extra-curricular involvements in the past two years for CaRMs applications and residency. For those who have managed to push out 5 publications,...

Life Beyond Medicine | ...

The “Life Beyond Medicine” section is supposed to bring a new perspective to our readers about what it means to be a doctor and still have a life outside of medicine.  That said, one of the things that I have had a chance to do recently is work as a consultant on a TV show,...

How to survive (and lik...

Chances are that if you are reading this blog post you already have an interest in emergency medicine. In fact, you’ve probably spent countless hours learning about the field, perhaps by reading articles on this very blog. My hope is that this post will give you some tips and tricks to...

FOAM Quality: #FOAMed C...

On Monday, April 27, 2015 we hosted a blog post about the @FOAMstarter project by Rob Bryant.  Today, I would like to continue the discussion around #FOAMed with a post about quality.  For all the newbies out there, I think it’s important for us to catch you up to the discussions...

FOAM Starter | How to c...

One of the more common questions I get asked by new Twitter users is WTF (Who To Follow?)! Twitter only really works if the user has a critical mass of people / organizations that they are following. There are now over 280 million monthly active Twitter users, and of these, over 1000...