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Congratulations to Dr. Dan Miller and his team (including medical student Mark Moubarek) on their recent publication about the impact of a quality improvement initiative on reducing head CT use in our ED. This is really important work! Reduced Computed Tomography Use in the Emergency Department...
Congratulations to Dr. Gende on her recent publication related to the 2017 Resident Wellness Consensus Summit. Nice work, Alecia! Educator Toolkits on Second Victim Syndrome, Mindfulness and Meditation, and Positive Psychology: The 2017 Resident Wellness Consensus Summit . Chung AS, Smart J,...
Detergent Pod Safety [laundry detergent pods] Did you know that when it comes time to wash clothes and clean the house, you may be leaving dangerous – even poisonous – substances within reach of children? Many household cleaners contain toxic ingredients that can be harmful if ingested or, in some...
Congratulations to Dr. Kari Harland, our department’s Director of Research Operations, for her recent selection as a Student Supervisor of the Year Certificate of Distinction winner! Dr. Harland was nominated by Priyanka Vakkalanka and Morgan Bobb for her work in supervising graduate students in...
Congratulations to Dr. Lee and his team on their recent publication on boarding of mental health patients in our ED. This is really important work! Safety of reassessment-and-release practice for mental health patients boarded in the emergency department. Lee S, Harland KK, Swanson MB, Lawson S,...
Congratulations to Dr. Meester and Dr. Lee for their recent publication in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine! Spontaneous bilateral quadriceps tendon rupture . Meester S, Lee S. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar 3. pii: S0735-6757(18)30185-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.03.008. [Epub ahead of print]...
Congratulations to Dr. Lee on his recent publication on epinephrine and beta blockade in anaphylaxis! Patients Taking β-Blockers Do Not Require Increased Doses of Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis. White JL, Greger KC, Lee S, Kahoud RJ, Li JT, Lohse CM, Campbell RL. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Feb...
Dr. Kari Harland has been appointed to the Director of Research Operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine effective February 1, 2018. In her new role, Kari will be providing direct oversight of our department research infrastructure, including the Research Enroller Program, the Research...
Congratulations to Dr. Lee on his paper in this month’s issue of the Western Journal on Medical Education research! Getting Published in Medical Education: Overcoming Barriers to Scholarly Production . Gottlieb M, Dehon E, Jordan J, Bentley S, Ranney ML, Lee S, Khandelwal S, Santen SA. West J Emerg...
Congratulations to Dr. House on his publication on work hours in emergency medicine residency education. Nice work! ACGME Clinical and Educational Work Hour Standards: Perspectives and Recommendations from Emergency Medicine Educators . Wolf SJ, Akhtar S, Gross E, Barnes D, Epter M, Fisher J,...