Integrated Residency in Emergency Medicine

Edward Fieg, D.O., Director

Emergency Medicine Journal Club Meetings for 2013-2014

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Topics for 2013-2014

July 9, 2013 (Block 1): Does my patient really need a chest tube?
Hosts: James Olson, Ph.D. and Stacey Poznanski, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Heidi Abraham, M.D.

August 6, 2013 (Block 2): In suspecting aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, is the “gold standard” CT/LP the safest modality for patient care?
Host: Edward Fieg, D.O.
Discussion Leader: Gabriel David, M.D.

September 3, 2013 (Block 3): Controversies in stroke management
Host: James Brown, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Nathan Holloway, M.D.

October 1, 2013 (Block 4): Does my dizzy patient have vertebrobasilar insufficiency or stroke?
Host: John Wightman, M.D. M.A.
Discussion Leader: Laura Stachowicz, D.O.

October 29, 2013 (Block 5): Is there an age appropriate negative cutoff for the d-dimer test?
Host: Roy Johnson, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Jon Juhasz, M.D.

November 26, 2013 (Block 6): Does VSE during ACLS increase the chances of neurologically favorable survival?
Host: Glenn Burns, M.D. M.S.
Discussion Leader: Alan Dupre, M.D.

January 21, 2014 (Block 8): Which central line should be used in what circumstance and why?
Host: Leslie Vojta, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Larry Alcocer, M.D.

February 18, 2014 (Block 9): Which post-arrest patients without STEMI should be emergently referred for PCI?
Host: Jason Pickett, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Nathan Kinder, D.O.

March 4, 2014 (Block 7—rescheduled due to inclement weather): The Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, etc., and how it will affect the field of emergency medicine and the care we provide our patients.
Host: Paul DeFlorio, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Katie Imhof, M.D.

March 18, 2014 (Block 10): How can Lean methodologies be used to minimize excessive steps in ED processes?
Host: Brian Springer, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Edward Smith, M.D.

April 15, 2014 (Block 11): Haldol for headaches
Host: Joseph Novak, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Scott Rubenstein, M.D.

May 13, 2014 (Block 12): In ED patients presenting in cardiac arrest, does bedside ultrasound help predict survival?
Host: Timothy Janz, M.D.
Discussion Leader: Bridget Nestor-Arjun, D.O.

June 10, 2014 (Block 13): When should emergency physicians recommend medical marijuana for therapeutic use?
Host: Catherine Marco, M.D.
Discussion Leaders: Alexander Keller, M.D., and Justin Warix, D.O.