PEM Fellowship Webinars- Part I and II

For anyone interested in a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, the ACEP Pediatric Section and AAP held 2 webinars where Program Directors were available to answer questions. You can listen to the webinars here.

4/29/2021 PEM Webinar (Part 1) The Application Process: https://vimeo.com/575924880

7/15/2021 PEM Webinar (Part 2) The Interview Process: https://acep.zoom.us/rec/share/dCWhCHwZhHIR0UUaW4ge_YT4PTXaIMz__doxXbQ-ERlHFSlHUCKBkM8O2djsMl3i.gsWhKsBjJWQa0fKm Passcode: k%6YgR?s

Firearm-Related Injuries Are the #1 Cause of Death in Children and Young Adults: Guidance on Shifting From Primarily Reacting to Preventing Firearm Injuries

Kiesha Fraser Doh, MD

It is a hot summer evening, and you are called overhead for a trauma stat or Level 1, or whatever the terminology is in your institution for penetrating torso gunshot wounds, and you think not again? This is my second one tonight! When the flight team arrives, they relay the history of one child unloading their dad’s gun and shooting the patient, their sibling. You reflect on the previous trauma alert earlier this evening where parents found a teenager with a gunshot wound to his head. These scenarios are increasingly common and entirely preventable. read more

Common Tick-borne Illnesses

Amanda Bogie, MD

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF)

  • Caused by infection with bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii from the tick bite
  • Symptoms include the following: Fever, headache, myalgia, conjunctivitis vomiting, seizures, myocarditis, heart failure, shock, periorbital /facial edema, toxic appearing rash on the ankles and wrists (petechial then truncal), disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), purpura fulminans, thrombocytopenia, hyponatremia, elevated aminotransferases.
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