Resident Conference September 2, 2015

8:00 am-9:00 am: Renal US CT Kidney Stone Protocol, Pyelogram – Geraldine Liao, MD and Helen Paik, MD
9:00 am-10:00 am: Grand Rounds – Resident Grand Rounds: “Our Neighborhood, Our Health: Segregation, Urban Blight, and Toxic Stress” Gina South, MD
10:00 am-11:30 am: Morbidity and Mortality – Julie Uspal, MD
11:30am -12:00 pm: Podcast Discussion – Liz Gillenwater, MD

Teaching Attending: Drs. Greenwood, Meisel, Reyes & Scott

Residency Conference August 19

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Food & Water Borne Illness- Jen Love, MD
9:00 am – 10:00 am: Grand Rounds – “Sedation in the Emergency Department”
Keith Deitch, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Einstein Medical Center
10:00 am – 11:00 am: DEBATE: Clint Orloski, MD & Alycia Valente, MD
11:00am – 12:00 pm: Procedure Conference- Dan Mirau, MD, & Jamie Linker, MD

Teaching Attendings: Drs. Dickinson, Moon, Scott & Shoff

Critical Care Conference (now Thursday!) August 13th

A remind that this week (and forever more) our critical care conference has been moved to Thursdays at noon in the EDILL. The topic this week will be STATUS EPILEPTICUS. We have continued to have an awesome turnout at these sessions (from both residents and attendings) and are excited to keep this momentum up. All sessions are aimed to be applicable to both junior and senior residents; hope to see you all there!

These sessions include didactics on critical care, reviews of cases that the resuscitation resident has participated in, and discussions of operational and organizational issues related to the Division of Emergency Critical Care.

Residency Conference August 12, 2015

8:00 am -9:00 am: Biological Weapons- Dan Jafari, MD

9:00 am-10:00 am: Grand Rounds – “Show me the Money: The Economic of Community Emergency Medicine” Sumeru Mehta, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery

10:00 am-11:00 am:  Split Session
PGY 3&4 Job Panel Discussion – John Pryor Conference Room
PGY 1&2 Handoff Practice and Consultant Communications – EDILL

11:00am -12:00 pm:  Papal Visit: Preparation Discussion – Pete Sananman, MD

Teaching attendings: Drs. Larson, Mechem, Perrone & Shoff

Critical Care Conference for August 4th

Our weekly Critical Care Seminar series will continue this Tuesday (8/4) at 11am in the ED Interactive Learning Lab. The topic will be PRESSORS. We have continued to have an awesome turnout at these sessions (from both residents and attendings) and are excited to keep this momentum up. All sessions are aimed to be applicable to both junior and senior residents, so everyone should come!

These sessions include didactics on critical care, reviews of cases that the resuscitation resident has participated in, and discussions of operational and organizational issues related to the Division of Emergency Critical Care.

As a reminder, for following weeks, the Critical Care Conference will take place on Thursdays at noon in the EDILL starting on August 13.

Accepting Applications for the PennEM Visiting Clerkship Program

Visiting Clerkship Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
 
Program Description

The Visiting Clerkship Program, sponsored by the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, provides support for talented fourth year medical students who are underrepresented in medicine, to participate in the robust Penn EM Sub-internship. The program is designed to increase exposure of underrepresented medical students to Penn EM, as well as increase the number of underrepresented medical student applications to Penn EM.

The Penn EM Sub-­?Internship is 4 weeks long and takes place at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Students will complete shifts in the emergency department, including night, weekend, and ultrasound shifts, as well as attend resident teaching conferences on Wednesday mornings.

Additionally, each student will be paired with a faculty member and housestaff officer to serve as mentor and advisor. Visiting students will also have opportunities to interact with other Penn Medicine underrepresented faculty and housestaff.

Accepted applicants will receive up to $1500 reimbursement for travel, housing, and application expenses.

Program Dates/Application Due Dates

  • September 2015 (start date 8/31) – application due Wednesday, August 5
  • October 2015 (start date 9/29) – application due Wednesday, August 26
  • November 2015 (start date 10/26) – application due Wednesday, Sept 23

Program Requirements

  • Completion of all core clinical clerkships prior to start date.
  • Completed initial Visiting Clerkship Program application
  • Once accepted, completion of Perelman School of Medicine visiting students’ application. The $150 fee for this portion will only be reimbursed for students with complete applications, including immunizations and malpractice coverage from your home school.

Contact Information
Iris Reyes, MD
Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Iris.Reyes@uphs.upenn.edu

If interested in this program, please fill out the application below.  We look forward to hearing from you!
Penn EM Visiting Clerkship Program Application 2015

Weekly Critical Care Seminar July 28

Our newly instituted weekly Critical Care Seminar series will continue this Tuesday (7/28) at 11am in the ED Interactive Learning Lab. The topic will be DIFFICULT AIRWAY.

As a reminder, these sessions will include didactics on critical care, reviews of cases that the resuscitation resident has participated in, and discussions of operational and organizational issues related to the Division of Emergency Critical Care. Please review materials on airway management available at the Penn CC Project (under “Resuscitation Rotation” tab) prior to the meeting. This session will be continue to be weekly and is a great learning resource for all residents. Hope to see you there!

July 29 Resident Conference

Teaching Attending: Drs. Conlon, DeRoos, Larson & Moon

8:00 am -9:00 am: Approach to Dizziness – JR Barrett, MD
9:00 am-10:00 am: Grand Rounds – “Lessons from the National Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Research Project”
Thomas Rea, MD MPH, Professor, Department of Neurology
Program Medical Director, King Count Medic One Emergency Medical Services
10:00 am-11:00 am: Jeopardy – Alycia Valente
11:00am -12:00 pm: Follow Up – Francis DeRoos MD & Lauren Conlon, MD