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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.
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The winter. For many, it’s a season for sipping eggnog, embarrassing sweaters in public, and forced family interactions. For senior PEM fellows, it’s also a time for dry-cleaning their suits, drafting yet another personal statement, and considering their next life… Continue Reading

Guest Blogpost: Dr. Donna Eckardt, MD

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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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While you are immersed in your pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training, have you ever wondered about life outside academia? While the majority of pediatric emergency medical care is delivered in community hospitals and other settings, large academic children’s hospitals dominate the publicity machine.… Continue Reading

Getting a Job in PEM: A practical guide

Mark Roback MD

Mark Roback MD

Professor of Pediatrics & Emergency Medicine Director, Division of Emergency Medicine at University of Minnesota Children's Hospital
Dr. Roback's academic interests include pediatric sedation and analgesia and pediatric resuscitation education.
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Fall means fellowship interview season for many institutions. Fall also kicks off an unofficial job hunting season for newly minted senior PEM fellows. Dr. Mark Roback, the Director of the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Minnesota Children’s… Continue Reading