“Help me, my chest hurts!”

Laurie Malia

Laurie Malia

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics,Pediatric Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellow at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital /Columbia University Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine
PEM doc; POCUS; Pediatrics; Healthcare equality
Laurie Malia

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October 2018 – CASE 1 Each month, I will be featuring an ultrasound done by one of our fellows our faculty. This month is brought to you by one of our third year PEM fellows! Healthy 18 year old male presented with chest pain… Continue Reading

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

Applying for PEM: Know before you go

Maybelle Kou MD

Maybelle Kou MD

Fellowship Program Director at Inova Children's Hospital
Maybelle is the program director of the Altieri PEM Fellowship program at Inova Children's Hospital in Falls Church, VA. Her academic interests include simulation, debriefing, and educational technology.
Maybelle Kou MD

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Maybelle Kou, MD is the PEM fellowship director at INOVA Children’s Hospital and a member of the AAP Society on Emergency Medicine Program Directors Committee. She addresses the basics of applying. So I’m interested in applying to Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellowships.… Continue Reading

Answer: “Pregnant Abdominal Pain: Naughty by Nature”

Lorraine Ng

Lorraine Ng

Assistant Clinical Professor and the Fellowship Director of the Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center
Lorraine's academic interests are in emergency ultrasound and medical education. She is the editor for the Ultrasound Image of the Month series for PEMNetwork.
Lorraine Ng

This month’s case is a guest post by Dr. Carrie Ng, a 3rd year PEM fellow from Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York, NY.         This post is in response to the post: “Pregnant Abdominal Pain:… Continue Reading

Pregnant Abdominal Pain: Naughty By Nature

Lorraine Ng

Lorraine Ng

Assistant Clinical Professor and the Fellowship Director of the Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center
Lorraine's academic interests are in emergency ultrasound and medical education. She is the editor for the Ultrasound Image of the Month series for PEMNetwork.
Lorraine Ng

This month’s case is a guest post by Dr. Carrie Ng, a 3rd year PEM fellow from Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York, NY.         A 17-year-old obese female comes to the ED complaining of difficulty… Continue Reading

Slow is smooth, Smooth is fast but too slow is dead)

Marc Auerbach

Marc Auerbach

Associate Professor, Director of Pedatric Simulation at Yale University School of Medicine
Marc is co-chair of the Pediatric Academic Society’s Special Interest Group on Simulation-Based Research and co-chair of INSPIRE (International Network for Pediatric Simulation-Based Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education). A self-proclaimed “super geek,” Marc’s research and educational activities leverage technology to improve patient outcomes.
Marc Auerbach

Slow is smooth, smooth is fast Special forces push this concept when training for urban combat.  When we work too quickly we risk making mistakes that  lead to harm.  This is especially true in high stakes but time sensitive situations (battlefield… Continue Reading