PEMNetwork Winter Newsletter: Pediatric Emergency Medicine around the world

Michelle Alletag

Michelle Alletag

Michelle is an Assistant Professor at University of Colorado.Her academic interests include medical education, hospital safety and disaster preparation, and psychiatric emergencies.Outside of work, she enjoys painting, jewelry making, and other craftsy things along with chasing around after her very active little boys.
Michelle Alletag

From the Editors Emergency medicine providers have always had a penchant for travel and international work. We like being prepared to handle anything; austere conditions and unknown diseases appeals to our “greet the unknown at the door” specialty. With that… Continue Reading

What does California Prop 46 say about physicians?

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.
Todd P Chang
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For those outside of California (and frankly, for those within California), there is a new ballot called Proposition 46 for the November 4, 2014 elections.  According to Ballotopedia , Prop 46 was begun as ‘Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety… Continue Reading

THE PEMNetwork SUMMER 2014 NEWSLETTER IS HERE

Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine
Angela's research focus is in pediatric traumatic brain injury and recent research has been in therapeutic intervention for concussion. She the director of PEMNetwork.
Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Are you looking for reading material: A. To take to the pool for leisure reading and then use as a sun-shield while you nap B. To read in the car as you wait for your kids to get out of soccer/chess/pottery/entomology/theatrical arts camp… Continue Reading

PEMNetwork changes (July 15, 2014)

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.
Todd P Chang
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Dear PEMNetwork users We recently had a breach within the main PEMFellows.com site as of July 14, 2014.  The breach caused all of the files to be deleted from the server, and it took 24 hours for the recovery of… Continue Reading

PEMNetwork summer newsletter

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

“The focus of the PEMNetwork Summer Newsletter (click to download) is on our frontline efforts in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. In our field, the training of our first responder colleagues and being “prepared for the worst” is crucial to smooth workday… Continue Reading

PEMNetwork at the AAP in Orlando, Florida (Oct 25 – 27, 2013)

Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine
Angela's research focus is in pediatric traumatic brain injury and recent research has been in therapeutic intervention for concussion. She the director of PEMNetwork.
Angela Lumba-Brown MD, FAAP

The PEMNetwork staff will be at the AAP Section on Emergency Medicine National Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, FL.  October 25 – 27.  A draft itinerary is downloadable here.  Want to meet us in person?  We almost look like our… Continue Reading

iPEM – the International Pediatric Emergency Medicine portal

Meet Dr. Ami Shah (Detroit Medical Center) & Dr. Rasha Sawaya (Children’s National Medical Center), the co-Faculty Advisors for iPEM.  Pediatric Emergency Medicine tends to attract folks who are also supportive of Global Health and International Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  For… Continue Reading