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Essentials of EM 2016 Education Fellowship now open for US EM Residents!

Earlier this week, we opened up the EEM 2016 Education Fellowship to Canadian Emergency Medicine residents, in partnership with CanadiEM and The Skeptics’ Guide to Emergency Medicine.

Today, we’re excited to announce that the competition is now open for United States Emergency Medicine residents! We’ve teamed up again with our original partners-in-crime, Michelle Lin at Academic Life in Emergency Medicine and Scott Weingart at EMCrit. Apply now for an exclusive chance to see how we do medical education:

Gabe Sudario (PGY2 UCSF): “Words cannot describe what an incredible opportunity this was for me. As someone who has been interested in medical education since early in medical school, I could not have asked for a better experience… Thank you SO SO MUCH for allowing me to be part of this process.“

EEMFellowshipBlogPostThe Essentials of Emergency Medicine (EEM) conference is one of the largest EM conferences of the year with over 2,000 participants. This year it will be held at the Cosmopolitan Hotel from May 10-12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  EEM is offering a mini-fellowship to eligible EM residents within Canada and the United States. The selected residents will work side-by-side with internationally-recognized educators as part of the most popular EM educational conference in the world. Fellow responsibilities will include online chat moderation, social media management, CME preparation, research projects, and more. Do not miss this chance to be a part of the EEM team! Those selected to participate will receive:

  • FREE Live conference registration
  • FREE 4-night hotel stay at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • A $500 US travel stipend
  • A rare opportunity to meet and interact with EM’s master educators

The Application Process: Only one application submission per resident. Canadian applicants may apply through either CanadiEM or The SGEM. United States applicants may apply through either EMCrit or ALiEM. Applicants must be current residents in good standing at an accredited Emergency Medicine training program. Applicants will complete a brief online application and upload material through the online form. The application process is open now, and the deadline for submissions is February 8, 2016 at 11:59pm PST. Final decisions will be announced March 7, 2016.


Questions? Contact us at eemedfellow@hippoeducation.com

Peripheral pressor extravasation, what do you do?

This ever happen to you? Busy shift, septic patient, persistent hypotension despite fluids…you start some vasopressors through a peripheral IV, with plans to put in a central line. Then you get called away for something else, and the nurse says, “Your IV just blew.” Um, what’s the deal with phentolamine again? Scott Weingart (@emcrit) covers it in about the best 5 minutes you’ll spend this week.

Love Scott? There’s a bunch more of him in the EEM 2015 Digital Package. Sign up today to get full access!

EEM Education Fellowship – Finalist voting is now open!


A few weeks ago we posted about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for EM residents to get up-close and personal in the inner workings of our Essentials of Emergency Medicine conference. We received tons of amazing submissions via Scott Weingart’s EMCrit and Michelle Lin’s ALiEM, and now we need your help!

Scott posted 5 amazing 1-minute video entries on his site today, and we need you to vote for the best video! The creator of the video with the highest number of votes will become one of the two Essentials of Emergency Medicine Education Fellows for our upcoming conference at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, October 13-15, 2015!
Stay tuned, as we will announce the EEM Education Fellows on August 1, 2015.

EEM 2014 Top 10 Video Countdown: #5 Delayed Sequence Intubation

Dr. Scott Weingart breaks the top 5 of our countdown this year. It’s really no surprise when you lead off your talk by saying, “The laryngoscope can be a murder weapon.” That is the sort of educational gold you get, lecture after lecture, when you register for the Essentials of EM 2014 Digital Package. Scott’s case-based, high yield, and downright spectacular EEM 2014 talk on Delayed Sequence Intubation is a must watch. This, along with 100 additional lectures and over 30 CME hours, makes EEM 2014 the best value in medical education. Now, see for yourself what everyone is talking about, from the legend himself!

Essentials… “It’s more than education.” ™

Essentials of EM 2013 Top 5 Lectures Countdown

Essentials of EM 2013 was a great time! More than 1500 people experienced it live in San Francisco or streamed it live online. The largest single audience for an EM conference in 2013 anywhere in the world was Essentials of EM 2013. The entire conference with over 100 lectures is now available at EssentialsofEM.com. Over the next few weeks we will count down the top 5 educational lectures as well as the top 5 entertaining and inspiring talks given at Essentials of EM 2013. We think you’ll agree, this lively look at ten of the “best of the best” will reaffirm Essentials of EM as the leader in emergency medicine education. Our countdown begins with this lecture from Mel Herbert and Scott Weingart that utilizes technology to inform and entertain.