Research Day will take place at Yale on Wednesday, June 3rd in Harkness Auditorium beginning at 9:00am.
Breakfast will be served.

Andrew Chou MD, PGY2, was just selected to receive an Emergency Medicine Foundation resident research grant to support his efforts for the next 12 months. Congratulations, Andrew! We can’t wait to see what great things come out of your efforts.

H&N_001 airway flow diagram1_1
Harwood & Nuss has a pretty comprehensive approach to airway management that is initially broken down into several different flow diagrams. However, we think that these algorithms are all really part of one big definitive oxygenation and ventilation management algorithm. Click the thumbnail above for a bigger version of this combine algorithm and tell us what you think.

Yale was well represented at SAEM 2015, sharing the stage with many other national leaders in Emergency Medicine all the while making some time for a couple of fun adventures. The following is a list of the Top Ten Yale moments at SAEM this past year.

10. Seeing the Padres play the Nationals and getting on the Jumbotron

san diego

9. Exploring all that San Diego has to offer.

Continue reading

William Tecumseh Sherman and staff by Mathew Brady [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This year’s Residency Retreat will be this Wednesday, May 27, 2015, starting at 9am at Dr. Della-Giustina’s House.
Please see below for the schedule:
Continue reading

Choose Your Own Identity

“Faceless” via Wikimedia Commons


is a great place to meet other residents, to explore all that EM has to offer, and to talk with possible employers or fellowship directors. While these conversations may appear intimidating at first, a little preparation can go a long way. What you should bring and how you should prepare depends on your particular goals, but doing a little clean up of your digital life is always a good place to start. Keep reading for one perspective on how to begin building your online identity for SAEM and beyond. Continue reading

SAEM’s annual meeting starts Tuesday, May 12 with pre-conference workshops. Shine your shoes, press your shirt, find your flip-flops and great ready for a great conference in beautiful San Diego!
In all seriousness, Yale is well represented in the poster and presentation department this year, so make sure to check them out. To avoid missing out all the great talks, seminars, posters and events, download the official SAEM 2015 iphone app or android app. Once you have downloaded the app, fill out your profile, friend you colleagues, and use the built-in calendar of events to check out all the great offerings at this year’s conference.
If you want to quickly have a calendar full of events involving Yale faculty and residents, just friend Dan Savage and then you can follow his calendar.


William Blake’s The Skeleton Reanimated via Wikimedia Commons

Lisa Sander (PGY3), Chad Sagnella (PGY3), and Ted Melnick (Assist. Professor) have created one of the two signature drinks for this year’s SAEM Opening Reception. Rules of the drink submission contest were that the drink must only have four ingredients and thefirst letters of the ingredients must spell out S A E M.
A riff on the classic Corpse Reviver #2, we are pleased to present the Yale Code Reviver #2!

Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur (3/4 ounce)

Aviation Gin (3/4 ounce)

Elderflower Liqueur, e.g., St. Germain (3/4 ounce)

Meyer Lemon juice (3/4 ounce)


Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled, abinsthe-rinsed glass, garnish with orange peel.

EMCrit posted this video on April 18 of a real-time cricothyrotomy performed by Dr. Ram Parekh. Cool, close-up video footage of a lifesaving procedure with solid commentary and teaching points from Dr. Scott Weingart. Check it out!


Wikimedia Commons


The first thing that comes to mind when we talk about academic emergency medicine is research—its production, consumption, and application. Well, Yale EM’s faculty has been busy doing all three since day one when our first interns arrived in New Haven in June 1996.


The last three years have been no different as our Department continues its efforts to advance the science of emergency medicine. Keep reading to check out a list of the many of the manuscripts published by Yale EM faculty and residents since January 1, 2012 during their time at Yale.
Continue reading

Subscribe to YaleEM via email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.