The Fussy Vomiter

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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A healthy 9 month old presented to the ED 2 hours after being discharged with persistent vomiting (now spinach green in color). He was reported to be somewhat fussy at times and at other times sleepy.   You obtain the following… Continue Reading

MD Cents: I know how much (history says) you need to retire!

Brian Wagers

Brian Wagers

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Indiana University
Brian's academic interests include injury prevention, quality improvement, and global health. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio (go Reds and Bengals). Brian loves to travel, run, and is interested in the intersection of business, medicine, and health policy.
Brian Wagers

Many people spend inordinate amounts of time planning for their retirement. I applaud people who take time to plan for the future, but wondering how much money you need to retire is something that you can know reasonably well. Of… Continue Reading

MD Cents: Food for Thought on Your Career’s Location

Brian Wagers

Brian Wagers

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Indiana University
Brian's academic interests include injury prevention, quality improvement, and global health. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio (go Reds and Bengals). Brian loves to travel, run, and is interested in the intersection of business, medicine, and health policy.
Brian Wagers

An interesting article was released a few weeks ago regarding the “best” and “worst” states in which to practice medicine. I’m pretty happy practicing where I do and I hope you can say the same, regardless, I was curious. You… 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

March Madness- 2016–Yale beats Butler and 2022 PEM attending matches in peds)

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

  March is an exciting time across the Yale campus! For the first time in history Yale has one a game in the NCAA.  In addition to basketball tournaments March has the residency match and is decision time for our medical… Continue Reading

Our Rights and Obligations

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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In 2012, after only a few months of my taking my new position, Hurricane Sandy was heading to the Northeast. My passion for disaster relief kicked in.  After all, I have seen many wars during my childhood which led in part to my… Continue Reading

Here Is My Notice. I Quit!

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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 Recently, a friend approached me to discuss his career options after his first job. He started by explaining the main reasons why he is quitting and looking for an alternative job. He worked at a private setup in a small… Continue Reading

The Troubled Winter

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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Winter is coming! Is it just the ominous motto of House Stark in the famous HBO show Game of Thrones? I think it should be our warning motto in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. It is the season of long wait times,… Continue Reading