Tag: Medical education

A Voyage into the Unknown. St.Emlyn’s

As my four months as an FY2 (SHO) in the ED at Virchester’s Southern Sister Hospital come to an end, the St Emlyns’ team asked me for a few thoughts about life as a junior

Talking, Teaching & Technology – Victoria Brazil @SocraticEM at St Emlyn’s

You probably know by now that SMACC Gold was awesome. There simply aren’t enough superlatives to describe the magnitude of inspiration on offer from the world’s finest critical care speakers.  Putting together a programme like

Are you feeling satisfied? The GMC survey and EM.

If you are a trainer or a trainee in the UK you will no doubt be familiar with the annual GMC survey. This national snapshot of training gives useful information on the state of training

St.Emlyn’s the podcast

If you’ve not found it yet then don’t forget to follow the St.Emlyn’s podcast. You can find us on iTunes here (please say something nice) and there are quite a few episodes already up on

Louise Cullen on why most published research is wrong. St.Emlyn’s

I have to agree with all the sentiments about SMACC being the best conference in the world for a blend of science and practicality for critical care medicine. I also find that SMACC conference talks

Am I intimidating? Sarah Payne guest blogs at St.Emlyn’s

I had some surprising (and if I’m telling the truth, a bit upsetting) feedback recently. During their end of attachment debrief one of our F2s said that they found me ‘intimidating’. I’ve had isolated comments

Dystonia in the Emergency Department. St Emlyn’s

I’m sure we’ve all seen cases like this. A 25 year old lady walks in to the ED complaining of a swollen tongue. She can’t really talk, seems a bit anxious and is quite tearful.

Who’s That Girl? Impostor Syndrome at #SMACCGold

I want to let you into a secret. I’m an impostor.   OK, that’s not quite true. I’m a 34-year-old (shock!) Emergency Medicine trainee with a penchant for karaoke and a passion for education, but

#SMACCGold Reflections. @docib joins @St.Emlyn’s

A few days ago I returned home to the UK from Australia after a brief sojorn in Hong Kong and it’s time to think back and consider what SMACCGold meant to me and to ask

Miscommunication and Handover in the ED. St Emlyn’s

Eavesdropping On my last set of night shifts I was reviewing a patient on our observation ward when I overheard the following nursing handover: “Mrs Jones is waiting for ophthalmology to close her eyelid wound.

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