Do you have a guideline for that?

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

Clinical practice guidelines are an effective way of disseminating knowledge.  The best CPGs represent the culmination of research in a field translating into clinical practice and improved patient outcomes. Guidelines are generally produced by specialty societies and our young specialty… Continue Reading

Stayin alive– there is an app for that!

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

What is your chance survival if you were to drop dead while walking down a busy street in the US? As they say in real estate- location, location, location… Your survival depends on where you live and who is around you.  While cardiopulmonary… Continue Reading

Making the Most of Academic Conferences

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 Pediatric Academic Societies meeting is this weekend in droughty San Diego, California. These  academic gatherings are opportunities to learn, share ideas, and meet people.  But if you focus on the wrong things, they can also be a big waste… Continue Reading

Top PAS Picks for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician

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

PAS is just around the corner in San Diego, CA April 25th-28th.  With a program that reads more like a book, the options for learning and networking are endless.  The PEMNetwork is happy to recommend the following core meetings and fun workshops… Continue Reading

Promotions and Academic Scholarship, Part III – Measuring Scholarship (publications)

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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Question: How many publications do I need to be promoted to assistant professor – associate professor – professor? Answer: Enough. This is a frustrating question to answer.  Part of knowing how scholarly you are means you have to keep track… Continue Reading

Promotions and Academic Scholarship, Part II – Types of Scholarship

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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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To view Part I, click here Today, we’re going to discuss the types of scholarship – or, if you want to get really academic, as in the tweed jacket, brandy-swilling, elbow patches pontification academic – the domains of scholarship.  For… Continue Reading

Brr it is frreeezzing out there… (are you really not dead until your warm and 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

A five year old patient comes into the ED after falling through the ice on their pond playing hockey.  He  had on scene CPR for 10 minutes and you have now continued CPR for 20 minutes. The classic pediatric teaching… Continue Reading

Are We Aware That We Are Burnt Out?

Ameer Hassoun

Ameer Hassoun

Assistant Clinical Professor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian - Queens
Ameer's professional interests include medical education, international health, and quality improvement. He is the founder and manager of the Visual Diagnosis in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Facebook group.
Ameer Hassoun

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By: Virteeka Sinha* and Ameer Hassoun Four years of medical school, three years of residency, and additional years of fellowship, countless hours of service and night work, tired minds, exhausted bodies and a whole lot of fatigue is what we… Continue Reading