Category: The philosophy of EM

So Unsexy – Why We Shouldn’t Use The Word Sexy in Clinical Medicine #FIX18

The following post is a transcript of my talk at #FIX18 in New York. You can listen to the podcast of the talk here https://feminem.org/podcast/so-unsexy/ You can watch a video of the presentation here and

A FeminEM in NYC – Reflections from #FIX18 Part Two

This post is the second of four covering my learning points and reflections from #FIX181. FIX – the FemInEM2 ideas exchange – took place in New York on Weds 17th and Thurs 18th October 2018. You

In Pursuit of Excellence at #StEmlynsLive

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where-“ said Alice.

A FeminEM in NYC – Reflections from #FIX18 Part One

Last week I travelled from Manchester (for St Emlyn’s Live and Teaching Manchester) to NYC for #FIX181. FIX – the FemInEM1 ideas exchange – is in its second year, and having been unable to attend

Podcast: August 2018 round up of the St Emlyn’s blog

A little later than planned, but here is the podcast round up of the St Emlyn’s blog for August 2018. The following blogs are discussed.   Lessons learned at EMSA https://www.stemlynsblog.org/lessons-learned-at-emsa18/ Troponin and Biotin https://www.stemlynsblog.org/troponin-and-biotin-a-lethal-combination/

#stemlynsLIVE: Five free strategies to improve your resuscitation practice. St Emlyn’s

This week we are hosting the #stemlynsLIVE conference here in Manchester. We are so excited to be bringing together an amazing faculty for a day of talks, workshops, panel discussions and skill stations designed to

St Emlyn's Cliff Reid Simulated patient

JC: The Zero Point Survey. Optimising resuscitation teams in the ED. St Emlyn’s

This blog explains the rationale for the zero point survey1–3. This starts before the primary survey that we are all familiar with and is a means of optimising the performance of resuscitation teams in critical

Using narrative learning and story telling in Emergency Medicine. St Emlyn’s

Some years ago I attended the first SMACC conference. It was special in many ways but it was an epiphany for me in my medical education journey. It opened my eyes to the possibilities of

Equality and global health

Equality and global health. What I learned from being a recovering racist…

Sad action I admit I cried during the movie Wonder Woman.  I found the scene where Diana helps to liberate the villagers quite overwhelming; I still do.  I cried not because it was particularly well

Lessons Learned at #EMSA18

I’m on my way back to Sydney from Adelaide in South Australia, where this week I was honoured to be a keynote speaker at the fifth EMSA conference (#EMSA18) as well as speaking in a

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