Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, April 12th beginning at 9:00am at 464 Congress Avenue




9:00 – 11:15 – PGY3 Lecture – Renal Emergencies and the Dialysis Patient – J. Schoeneck – SIM Conference Room
9:00 – 11:15 – Journal Club – L. Caldwell – Main Conference Room
9:00 – 11:15 – PGY4 Lecture – Urological Emergencies – O. Felton – SIM Debriefing Room


11:30 – 14:00 – Toxicology AOC: HazMat – A. Tomassoni – SIM Debriefing Room
11:30 – 14:00 – Education/Simulation AOC – A. Tsyrulnik/A. Wong – Main Conference Room
11:30 – 14:00 – Critical Care AOC – C. Wira – SIM Conference Room
11:30 – 14:00 – Global Health AOC – H. Mowafi – Harkness Auditorium


Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place on Wednesday, May 4th. Please see details below for specific times and locations for your AOC.
8:45am – Admin AOC at the School of Management starting with coffee at 8:45 am and invited speakers at 9:00 am sharp.

    Location: Yale School of Management, Room 4420, 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511
    Why and how to get an MBA as a physician
    How does a line at McDonalds relate to the ED
    An in-depth review of Affordable Care Act and how it impacts physicians and patients (Dr. Howie Foreman)
    Doctors as entrepreneur and resources at Yale to help to turn visions into reality

9:00am – Wilderness & EMS AOC at Sleeping Giant State Park on Mt. Carmel Avenue. Meet in the main parking lot.
9:00am – US & CC AOC at the SIM center at 728 Howard Avenue

Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, Oct. 7th at 464 Congress beginning at 9:00am. Breakfast will be served in the Sim Center kitchen.
9:00am–11:15am: Areas of Concentration

11:50am–2:00pm – Small Groups

    Journal Club – Issues Surrounding End of Life Including Do Not Resuscitate Orders – Dr. Steiner (Sim Conference Room)
    PGY4 Talk – Dr. von Reinhart (Sim Debriefing Room)
    Evaluation & Treatment of the Sexual Assault Patients – Dr. Jubanyik (Chair’s Conference Room)

Here’s the link to the Yale Box with this week’s Journal Club articles: here
Article 1: Fendler, T. J., Spertus, J. A., Kennedy, K. F. et al. Alignment of Do-Not-Resuscitate Status With Patients’ Likelihood of Favorable Neurological Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. JAMA [serial online]. 2015; 314: (12), 1264-1271.
Article 2: Richardson, D. K., Fromme, E., Zive, D., Fu, R., & Newgard, C. D. Concordance of out-of-hospital and emergency department cardiac arrest resuscitation with documented end-of-life choices in Oregon. Ann Emerg Med [serial online]. 2014; 63: (4), 375-383.

Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, August 12th at 464 Congress beginning at 9:00am. Breakfast will be served.


9:00am – 11:15am – AOC  
    Wilderness Medicine Survival – Dr. Hile (Main Conf. Rm)
    Ultrasound – Dr. Liu (SIM Ultrasound Rm)
    Medical Oversight of EMS: Direct & Indirect – Drs. Bogucki, Burns & Medoro (SIM Conf. Rm)
    Administration – Drs. Parwani & Shapiro (SIM Debriefing Rm)
11:50am – 2:00pm – Small Groups
    Journal Club: C-spine collar clearance in trauma – Dr. Roh (Main Conf. Rm)

    PGY3 Talk – Fluids & Electrolytes – Dr. Moore (SIM Debriefing Rm)

    TBD – Dr. Chekijian (SIM Conf. Rm)

For Journal Club this week we are going to be talking about management of suspected cervical spine injury. See below for articles and links
Classic #1: Stiell, I. G., Wells, G. A., Vandemheen, K. L. et al. The Canadian C-spine rule for radiography in alert and stable trauma patients. JAMA [serial online]. 2001; 286: (15), 1841-1848.

Classic #2: Hoffman, J. R., Mower, W. R., Wolfson, A. B., Todd, K. H., & Zucker, M. I. Validity of a set of clinical criteria to rule out injury to the cervical spine in patients with blunt trauma. National Emergency X-Radiography Utilization Study Group. N Engl J Med [serial online]. 2000; 343: (2), 94-99.

Current Article: Patel, M. B., Humble, S. S., Cullinane, D. C. et al. Cervical spine collar clearance in the obtunded adult blunt trauma patient: a systematic review and practice management guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg [serial online]. 2015; 78: (2), 430-441.

For those in the Administrative AOC, please read the two articles linked below before Wednesday to inform our conversation about Geriatric Emergency Medicine:
Hogan, T. M., Olade, T. O., & Carpenter, C. R. A profile of acute care in an aging America: snowball sample identification and characterization of United States geriatric emergency departments in 2013. Acad Emerg Med [serial online]. 2014; 21: (3), 337-346.

Hwang, U., & Morrison, R. S. The geriatric emergency department. J Am Geriatr Soc [serial online]. 2007; 55: (11), 1873-1876.

For the EMS AOC, use this link to get the current EMS protocols. The most up-to-date version can also be found on the Sponsor Hospital website if you need them in the future.
For those of you in the Ultrasound AOC, click here for access to the Yale Box for the pre-conference readings.

Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, April 22nd beginning at 9:00am. This is a full-day event for the Wilderness Medicine, Ultrasound, and EMS Areas of Concentrations. Please don’t switch randomly, as the groups will be lopsided.
Each AOC is meeting in a different place so be sure to head to the proper spot.
The Wilderness AOC is meeting at 9:45am at Carabiner’s Rock Climbing Gym, 85 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824.
1000-1045 – learn about Climbing techniques, injury patterns, management
1045-1115 – knot tying workshop
1130-1330 – rock climbing – the residency will cover costs for climbing; harnesses will be provided for all those who need
The EMS AOC is meeting at the New Haven Regional Fire Training Academy, 230 Ella T. Grasso Blvd, near the intersection with Kimberly Avenue. As you drive in take the road that curves to the right and go through the chain link gate into the large open lot and park. Please come directly to the academy – enter the front door and come to the large auditorium on the left. Lunch will be provided.
9:00am-10:00am: Lecture on Small Space Rescue by Dr. David Cone
10:00am –> Small Space Rescue Simulation with the New Haven Fire Dept. Heavy Rescue Unit
You will be using harnesses, respirators, and crawling through small spaces treating injured simulation patients and assisting with their extrication. PLEASE WEAR RUGGED, COMFORTABLE CLOTHES AND STURDY SHOES OR BOOTS- YOU WILL GET DIRTY!!!!



The Ultrasound AOC is meeting in the Sim Center at 9:00am for some high-fidelity critical care sim cases using ultrasound! We have a bunch of great cases lined up to challenge residents of all levels. We will finish off the session with a review of the articles used at this year’s Sonogames at SAEM to help our team, the Ultrahounds, get ready for the national stage! Breakfast is provided.
Here’s a link to the Yale Box Folder with all the articles.
Check below for your assignments.
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Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, February 11th at 464 Congress Avenue beginning @ 9:00am.

Breakfast will be served.

Time Topic Moderator
9:00am Small Group Simulation Simulation Faculty
PGY4 Lecture Tinloy
PGY3 Lecture Coughlin
11:15am Residency Leadership Discussion
AOC Topic Participants
11:45am Global and Public Health AOC Ashkenazi
Education and Simulation AOC Beardsley
Von Reinhart
Van ooteghem
Critical Care: Ventilators, Part II with Dr. Connors Chandler
Toxicology Caldwell

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