This post is written by Dr Nicola Cunningham, Senior Forensic Physician at Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine and Emergency Physician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne. Ever wondered what it would be like to work in a field like “CSI”? A term as a Clinical Forensic Medicine Registrar at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VFM) is as close as it gets as a … [Read more...] about Ever wanted to be a Clinical Forensic Medicine Registrar?
Not so long ago we featured The Intensive Care Network, a forum and collection of resources for trainees in intensive care. Now it’s the turn of ED.EXAM, a similar resource for emergency medicine trainees. ED.EXAM is created by Melbourne-based Emergency Physician Andy Buck (and colleagues) with the stated aim of ‘leveling the playing field’. In recent years the FACEM … [Read more...] about ED.EXAM
I recently mentioned in when the elephant awakens... that much of the teaching of interns and other junior doctors in the emergency department falls to the registrar (aka resident, for those in North America). So... how can the emergency medicine registrar be an effective clinical teacher? Help is at hand thanks to a paper (the full-text is free online) in this month's issue … [Read more...] about ED Registrar’s Guide to Clinical Teaching