Top tips for trainees…….from CEM

Just a quick one to point colleagues and potential EM docs towards a document from the College of Emergency Medicine.


Screen Shot 2013-10-20 at 16.02.09Authored by Tony Joy , Dafydd Hammond-Jones & Jamie Moran it’s a brief, but helpful guide to getting the most out of training. There are 10 top tips….., and I agree with all but one of them 😉

Seriously, good to hear people talking positively about a career in UK EM – it’s a great job. There are few FCEM exam tips in there as well, which are far better than mine (from a few years back).

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My less than helpful advice from a few years back 😉




Cite this article as: Simon Carley, "Top tips for trainees…….from CEM," in St.Emlyn's, October 20, 2013,

Posted by Simon Carley

Simon Carley MB ChB, PGDip, DipIMC (RCS Ed), FRCS (Ed)(1998), FHEA, FAcadMed, FRCEM, MPhil, MD, PhD is Creator, Webmaster, owner and Editor in Chief of the St Emlyn’s blog and podcast. He is visiting Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University and a Consultant in adult and paediatric Emergency Medicine at Manchester Foundation Trust. He is co-founder of BestBets, St.Emlyns and the MSc in emergency medicine at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is an Education Associate with the General Medical Council and is an Associate Editor for the Emergency Medicine Journal. His research interests include diagnostics, MedEd, Major incidents & Evidence based Emergency Medicine. He is verified on twitter as @EMManchester

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