The EMBER Project

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

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

EM Gear – iPhone Blood Pressure monitor

One day I dream of having a full diagnostic kit in my bag to take on medical missions. The integration with patient care equipment and mobile devices continues, and is rapidly making this a real possibility.  I liked… Read More