This Week (1/5)

29th edition. The December champion will be crowned when I get the results from the Rosh quizzes that were due yesterday. House Fortuna is off to a strong 2020 and is in the lead after week 1. 

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General:

Interview Dinners/Lunches – Back in swing this week, Blue 5 @ 6:15pm on Tuesdaylunch on Wednesday around 1pm. See Group Me for live updates Wednesday. 

VACEP Conference – Plug #3 for this event. It is February 8, 2020 at the OMNI Homestead resort. This is a great time and free for residents. If you aren’t working you should really try to attend, it is a great conference and a fun time to relax with your co-residents. https://www.vacep.org/conference

Annual CME Conference — VACEPLodging. Separately, you will need to book your room at the Omni Homestead at our conference room rate of $179+. Call 800-838-1766, and be sure to tell them you’re with VACEP. Note: Registrants get a 15% discount on spa services on Friday and 10% discount on spa services on Saturday and Sunday (excluding spa packages).www.vacep.org

Academic To-Do:

Interns – Foundations modules for this month are ID 17, Cards 8, Pulm 4, Pulm 5, Peds 14. It’s a ton of material so use the off week(s) to work ahead. 

ID 17 – https://foundationsem.com/infectious-disease/

Infectious Disease – Foundations of Emergency MedicineFoundations 1 | Foundations 2 Foundations 1 Foundations 2 Mouse over each Article under Primary Literature to see the full titlefoundationsem.com

Rosen’s: Chapters 121-127, 193Hippo: bacteria part 3, viruses and bioweapons part 2, fungal/parasites/ticks part 2

Cards 8 – https://foundationsem.com/cardiology-vascular/

Cardiology / Vascular – Foundations of Emergency MedicineFoundations 1 | Foundations 2 Foundations 1 Foundations 2 Mouse over each Article under Primary Literature to see the full titlefoundationsem.com

Rosen’s: Chapters 72, 73Hippo: pericarditis, endocarditis

Pulm 4, 5 – https://foundationsem.com/pulmonology/

Pulmonology – Foundations of Emergency MedicineFoundations 1 | Foundations 2 Foundations 1 Foundations 2 Mouse over each Article under Primary Literature to see the full titlefoundationsem.com

Rosen’s: Chapters 62-67, 78Hippo: respiratory chief complain, obst dis, PE, parenchyma 1, pulm ID, chest wall 

Peds 14 – https://foundationsem.com/pediatrics/

Pediatrics – Foundations of Emergency MedicineFoundations 1 | Foundations 2 Foundations 1 Foundations 2 Mouse over each Article under Primary Literature to see the full titlefoundationsem.com

Rosen’s: Chapters 166, 167Hippo: respiratory, fever

PGY2/3 – Infectious Disease module, complete for 1-hour lecture credit. 

Infectious Disease – 2019 – ALiEMUBelow we have listed our selection of the 9 highest quality blog posts within the past 12 months, as assessed in September 2019 related to infectious disease emergencies, curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board.www.aliemu.com

Conference:Starts with Pediatric Multidisciplinary – 7:30am @ Med Ed. Transition to Riverside after. 

Scheduling:

PGY 2/3 – requests were due last week. Schedule for the next 10-week block will be out as soon as possible. 

Podcast/Blog post of the Week: There is a ton of material this month so all the review podcasts are highly recommended. Here’s the bacteria chapter of Rosen’s in audio form. https://canadiem.org/crackcast-e129-bacteria/

CrackCAST E129 – Bacteria – CanadiEMThis 129th episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s 9th edition, Chapter 121, Bacteria. Bacterial infections represent a large proportion of presentations to the emergency department. Here we examine some of the most infrequently seen but extremely dangerous bacterial infections that you must be able to recognize. For more frequent infections, please see their individual chapters in Rosen’s.canadiem.org

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