The EMBER Project

Notecards In Verse

More emergency medicine literature in verse, inspired by a new Remington-style typewriter app on my iPhone.  The clinical pearl, along with the reference literature can be found by clicking on the card.

Tools to Live by – Infectious Disease App

My recent post about subjectivity in clinical practice, and its central, but often maligned status in current medical literature has inspired me to highlight some tools that I find particularly useful because of the subjectivity infused into them.  The list… Read More

The EMBER Project Reaches 1000!!!

Recently my little online outpost passed 1000 visits.  Thanks to everyone who helped me reach that milestone.  I’ve been having a great time sharing my ideas and getting feedback from readers, and it’s been amazing to get responses… Read More

Notecards in Verse

Inspiration comes from the strangest places.  Yes, I studied English and Philosophy as an undergrad, but I wouldn’t have considered iambic pentameter as a tool for EM education.  Then again, if you asked me whether I preferred a… Read More

The EMBER Project’s Education Manifesto – An Introduction

An underground handbook for surviving and thriving on your shifts as an EP There is a knowledge gap in Emergency Medicine.  It lies within the difference between the way we teach and the way we learn.  Bridging this… Read More

Tools to Live By – EVERNOTE

I’m forever trying to find better ways to collect and organize the emergency medicine resources I find valuable.  Over time the tools to do this continue to get more sophisticated. There are really three things that are essential… Read More

The Rules of the Road

One of the things I’ve learned in Emergency Medicine is that if we don’t define ourselves then others will be more than willing to do it for us. The struggle to set the driving principles and priorities of… Read More

Tools to Live By – iPhone Calculator Tip

In a highly technical world, sometimes it’s the little things that are the most frustrating. Take for example, my Google Calendar which refuses to ever display the right local boarding time for any of my flights, or the… Read More

RUSH – Excelling at the Bedside

One of the areas that Emergency Medicine excels in is the rapid assessment of patients at the bedside, and as such it makes sense that we should be leaders in innovations that help bring this skill to its… Read More

The Daily Cup

Thanks to my NP friend Theresa Salerno for the Daily Cup pick of the week.  For all my EM coffee geeks out there watch and learn. By the way congratulations Theresa on getting your NP degree, between work… Read More