Author: jwillis

Assistant Program Director of SUNY Downstate EM Residency

Hungry For Feedback

Feedback is a pretty hot topic in our residency right now. It has a lot to do with the relatively recent change in evaluation, aka the beloved milestones. I have had many conversations with residents about the desire for more…

Bedside Teaching

Bedside Teaching Bedside teaching is a concept and skill I feel is spoken about a lot these days but is not as prominent in medical education as it once was. William Osler, considered the Father of Modern medicine, was a…

How to Give A Lecture

  Creating and presenting a lecture can be done in many different ways. The two majors formats are horrible and good. There are some simple rules to abide by that make any lecture palatable. Beyond that the sky is the…

Wednesday Wrap-Up

11/14 Conference 8-845            Topic Review         Dr. Cioe 845-910        Clinical Pearl        Drs. Smith and Bradby 910-955         EBM          …

Wednesday Wrap-up 8/1/12

  8AM- Manoach- Hemodynamic Monitoring 9AM- Wright- ACLS 10AM- Mallemat-  The slowly crashing tamponade pt Part 2- Who really needs a central line? 11AM- Walalce- Part 1- Emergency Medicine Health Services Research Part 2- Regional Critical Care Supply and Demand…

Wednesday Wrap-up: 5/23/12

  Time:  Speaker: Lecture: 8-8:50 Nadir Debriefing 9 -9:50 Adeleke Hypersensitivity Derm Disorders 10 -10:50 Ritchie / Christopher Facial blocks / Sinusitis 11 -11:50 Julie / Jegede / Christopher / Caputo Pearls It seemed like the popular topic of conference…

EKG 2 answer

Answer and ECG submitted by Dr. Eli Brown.   Thanks Richie/Shin.  Good work in spotting the “widow maker. “ I would like to point out that this patient actually has poor R-wave progression. That, along with the QS complexes (III,…

EKG 2

Here’s another EKG to get you guys talking. Thank you Dr. Silverberg and Dr. Brown for the case. 73 chinese female h/o dm, htn and high cholesterol had syncopal episode. Felt heart racing and palpitations prior to passing out at…