Straight from the source: Applying to PEM Fellowship

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

ALiEM.com recently hosted a Q&A on applying to PEM featuring several PEM fellowship directors from around the country. It covers topics like what exact IS pediatric emergency medicine, various career opportunities, applying from pediatrics or EM, and what makes a… Continue Reading

Guest Post by Dr. Colette Mull, MD, MA: The Accidental Leader

Todd P Chang
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Todd P Chang

DIvisional Director for Research & Scholarship, Associate Fellowship Director, Division of Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Todd is the Director of Technology for the INSPIRE Network with David Kessler & Marc Auerbach. Todd was formerly the Faculty Advisor and Head Site Administrator for the website's predecessor, pemfellows.com. He lives in Pasadena, CA, with his partner and 2 ridiculous cats that are probably sitting on his head as you read this.
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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” -Nelson Mandela The time is ripe for me to deepen my understanding of the sociopolitical environment in which I practice.  Confession: I am a news junkie… Continue Reading

Pediatric urgent care growing and YOUR future in PEM

David Mathison MD MBA

David Mathison MD MBA

Adjunct professor of pediatric and emergency medicine at George Washington University, Regional medical director at PM Pediatrics
David practiced in the ED at Children’s National for 10 years where he was the director of the pediatric transport team. He is the author of the blue card (ED med dosing) app on iTunes/Android and founded healthEworks LLC in 2010. He continues to contribute articles, workshops, apps, and technology to the field of pediatric emergency medicine.
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When I started my PEM career 10 years ago, I thought every hospital would eventually have a dedicated pediatric ED where PEM physicians could enhance acute care for children. Now a decade later I’m watching medicine steer in a very… Continue Reading

Making the Perfect Match

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

PEM fellowship rank lists are due in the next few weeks. Here is select data from the 2105 NRMP Match, with a few comparison specialties for reference. Check out the full dataset if you’re really obsessed. # US apps #… Continue Reading

Interview Tips from the PEMNetwork

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

We’re deep into interview season for PEM fellowships. In addition, many senior fellows are back on the interview trail looking for the perfect job(!). Since none of us completed that “How to actually interview for PEM” elective rotation, we asked our… Continue Reading

Starting your first PEM job? Treat yourself to a college football game

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

You’ve finished years of training and finally have that job you’ve been working towards. You’re doing your first shift as a new PEM attending and a child arrives to your ED with a high fever and a rapidly progressing rash.… Continue Reading

Have You Searched For Yourself Online? You’re Not The Only One

Sonny Tat

Sonny Tat

Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California at San Francisco
Sonny's academic interests are in team performance in resuscitation, developing learning platforms for medical education, and transitioning academics to the digital age. Sonny created PEMAcademy, a collaborative regional blog for PEM education and is the Editor-In-Chief of the PEMNetwork Blog. His hobbies include photography and cooking.
Sonny Tat

Professionalism is one of your most important and irreplaceable assets, built up over years of training, work, and compassion. Professionalism is one of the few aspects of your career entirely under your control. However Facebook, Twitter, and the rest of… Continue Reading