As I write this post and watch this video one more time, I am struck by how powerful a 15-minute talk at Essentials of Emergency Medicine can be. Since its inception 13 years ago, EEM’s primary focus has always been on you, the EM practitioner. Not only did Mel want to change the way we learn, but more importantly, he wanted to provide a meaningful experience to celebrate our humanity – to learn, share, laugh, and cry as a family.
In 2014, Mel Herbert opened our conference with a very personal lecture titled, “Why we do EM.” Four simple words that elicit powerfully different responses from each of us. The answer is not so simple…it invariably revolves around a personal and intimate story. So, it’s only fitting that we end this countdown with the man who started it all.
Thank you for watching the 2014 countdown, and we hope all of you will join us in Las Vegas, on October 13-15, 2015, as we write the next chapter in the evolution of EEM.
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!
Just in case you’re not an EMRAP subscriber. We wanted to share with you this EM:RAP Short sent out to our subscribers today by the main man himself.
Three important stroke trials have been published in the last 30 days. MR CLEAN, EXTEND-IA and ESCAPE. All very important studies that are generating lots of press. We reported on EXTEND-IA, MR CLEAN was so last month. Dave Newman will be dissecting all three in some detail and we will give that analysis in the next week or so. In the mean time go check them out using the above links.
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Apps on mobile devices are reinventing how we are able to search, filter and apply current medical knowledge in the clinical environment. Apps can be diagnostic tools, clinical decision instruments, or educational props.
In this latest installment of the EM:RAP mini, Professor Greg Moran, our infectious disease expert (Boarded in IM, EM and ID no less) gives us a 10 minute review of Ebola and the current state of the outbreak…is it the beginning of the zombie apocalypse?