Multimedia Lab

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The department has an award-winning, state-of-the-art multimedia laboratory utilizing multiple digital resources and tools.  The media lab is equipped with a range of recording devices enabling UHD4K video and pro-level audio recording capabilities.  Access to industry standard, high-tech software also provides residents the tools to create and produce a diverse range of innovative multimedia projects such as interactive newsletters, video content for instruction, demonstration and presentation used in major national and international conferences. Importantly, Boston Medical Center and Boston University extend managerial support to the endeavors and projects of the multimedia lab enabling residents to explore, create and publish projects of interest.

The media lab employs a radio-frequency-controlled audience-response system (Option Technologies Interactive) to anonymously poll participants during didactic sessions. The results are displayed immediately on a whiteboard using graph charts. The combination of computer-based presentations, audience-response system and video-recording capabilities creates a stimulating and engaging milieu both for teachers and students.

Attendings and faculty are recognized leaders in their field providing opportunities for residents to publish regularly in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, and text books such as Clinical Anesthesia Fundamentals.

Videos in Clinical Medicine – The New England Journal of Medicine

Use of eFAST in Patients with Injury to the Thorax or Abdomen
N Engl J Med 2022; 386:e23

Administration of Supplemental Oxygen
N Engl J Med 2021; 385:e9

Intranasal Naloxone Administration
N Engl J Med 2021; 384:e44

Emergency Intubation in Covid-19
N Engl J Med 2021; 384:e20

Personal Protective Equipment and Covid-19
N Engl J Med 2020; 382:e105

Monitoring Neuromuscular Function
N Engl J Med 2018; 378:e6

Use of Pressure Transducers
N Engl J Med 2017; 376:e26

Transfusion of Red Cells
N Engl J Med 2016; 374:e12

Putting On and Removing Personal Protective Equipment
N Engl J Med 2015; 372:e16

Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Adults
N Engl J Med 2015; 372:e11

Endotracheal Extubation
N Engl J Med 2014; 370:e4

Monitoring Ventilation with Capnography
N Engl J Med 2012; 367:e27