This Week (1/20)

31st edition. House Fortuna holds a narrow lead as we come into the final two weeks. This month continues to be a close race. There is not much as far as current events this week so this will be a short email. 

General:

VACEP Conference – Plug #5 for this event. It is February 8, 2020 at the OMNI Homestead resort. So far 8 residents are going but still time to sign up. 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 Critical Care Multidisciplinary – 7:30am @ 1S ED. Transition to Riverside after. Lunch is provided on Thursday. 

  • FYI for the intern class these multidisciplinary conferences are NOT OPTIONAL. Overall intern attendance at Peds, Trauma, and CC has been very poor. You have an percentage requirement for these as well as overall conference. 

Scheduling:

PGY 2/3 – the schedule is in process. If you have not filled out NRV requests on the google drive for this upcoming 10 weeks do it ASAP. This effects the RMH schedule so it needs to be included. 

Podcast/Blog post of the Week: Not really a blog post but wanted to share an article about a new SARS-like virus that is being diagnosed in the Wuhan province of China. It is their new year so peak travel season. A few airports in the US have started screening for it. https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/20/wuhan-pneumonia-new-cases-amid-china-travel-season-ahead-of-lunar-new-year.html

Coronavirus cases set to rise as more people travel ahead of the Lunar New YearHealth authorities in China confirmed nearly 140 new cases of a new Sars-like virus on Monday morning, which has killed three people so far.www.cnbc.com

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