Emergency Medicine Lectures will take place at Yale on Wednesday, January 6th at 464 Congress beginning at 9:00am with the exception of one AOC which will take place in Harkness Auditorium. Breakfast will be served in the SIM center kitchen. Please note that there is no food allowed in the SIM conference rooms any longer. Please enjoy your breakfast in the kitchen area of SIM. Thank you for your understanding.
9:00am – 11:15am – AOC

    Wilderness – Altitude Medicine – Dr. D. Hile (Harkness Auditorium – there will be breakfast in Harkness)
    Admin – Dr. Parwani (SIM Debriefing Rm)
    EMS – Air Medical Cases – Dissecting the Issues & Challenges – Drs. Marcolini & MacMillan (SIM Conf Rm)

11:50am – 2:00pm – Small Groups

For This week’s Journal Club, Dr. Frank Moore, will be leading a discussion of the following two articles:
Jones, A. E., Shapiro, N. I., Trzeciak, S. et al. Lactate clearance vs central venous oxygen saturation as goals of early sepsis therapy: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA [serial online]. 2010; 303: (8), 739-746.
Ward, M. J., Fertel, B. S., Bonomo, J. B. et al. The degree of bandemia in septic ED patients does not predict inpatient mortality. Am J Emerg Med [serial online]. 2012; 30: (1), 181-183.
The Ultrasound AOC will be focusing on the evaluation of the right heart. Please review the following resources prior to the session:

There are four articles attached. While we would like all of you to read all four, each of the residents from the following years be prepared to present and discuss one article in detail:
R1 – Taylor et al. 2013
R2 – Konstantinides et al. 2014
R3 – Taylor et al. 2014
R4 – Matthews et al. 2008

Dr. Cone has always been on point with his lectures and his two this month were no exception! His summary of the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care is a concise and actionable breakdown of these important changes. The link above takes you right to the guidelines on the revamped homepage that allows you drill down to whichever level of evidence you desire.
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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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=26393849.
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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=24210466.

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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.
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