We are proud to announce that Dr. Sophia Dyer, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medical Director of Boston EMS, Police & Fire, has received the Corey M. Slovis Award for Excellence in Education!
Created by the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalities Emergency Medical Services Medical Directors Consortium in 2009, this annual award recognizes physicians who have “provided the emergency medical community with incomparable educational achievement and who possess the unique ability to facilitate substantive learning among the public, emergency care providers and colleagues alike.”
Dr. Dyer is a graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Boston City Hospital/Boston Medical Center program, and a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at the Children’s Hospital Boston Regional Center for Poison Control and Prevention. In addition, she has received many prestigious awards throughout her career including the Boston University School of Medicine Alumni Association Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award.
We are excited to announce the establishment of the first annual All Boston Emergency Medicine Conference!
Spearheaded by chief residents and faculty representatives from BMC, BIDMC, BWH/MGH, and Tufts, along with our very own Dr. Jonathan Olshaker, Professor and Chairman of the Emergency Department, our robust education section, Drs. Alex Sheng, Assistant Professor and Assistant Residency Program Director, and Matthew Tyler, PGY4, the conference celebrates the amazing emergency medicine presence in Boston. More
We are pleased to announce that Boston Medical Center has opened a new state-of-the-art simulation center!
The Alan D. Solomont & Susan Lewis Solomont Clinical Simulation Center features cutting-edge facilities, supplies, and technology for resident, student, and nursing education. The simulation center is available for use by all hospital departments, but is managed by Emergency Department faculty under the leadership of Dr. Ron Medzon, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director for Medical Simulation.
Take a virtual tour of the new Moakley Building facility here.
Congratulations to Dr. Jolion McGreevy, Instructor in Emergency Medicine and Assistant Residency Program Director, for developing "Ethical Decision-making in the Emergency Department," a peer-reviewed lecture series!
Featured in the journal Academic Emergency Medicine, the lecture teaches participants to understand the unique ethical context of the ED, recognize the importance of competence in ethical decision-making, and develop a framework for ethical decision-making in the ED.
Co-developers of the lecture include Dr. Eric Isaacs of University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, Dr. Keith Marill of Massachusetts General Hospital and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Arvind Venkat of Allegheny Health Network, and the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Ethics Committee.
The lecture can be viewed here.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Gabrielle Jacquet, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Global Health, has launched The Practitioner's Guide to Global Health, a cutting-edge series of interactive open-access courses to prepare students and trainees to safely and effectively participate in global health learning experiences.
These courses have been made possible thanks to the hard work of over 50 global health experts from all over the world, including many Boston Medical Center faculty, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) International Section, Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA), and the Boston University Digital Learning Initiative.
The first course begins on Monday October 26 at 11am EST. Course registration can be accessed here.
Additional information about the course can be found here.
We are proud to announce that the following PGY4s have been accepted into Critical Care Fellowships:
Cassidy Dahn - Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center Critical Care Fellowship, Bronx, NY
Sam Kim - Mount Sinai Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, New York, NY
Matthew Tyler - Cooper University Hospital Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Camden, NJ
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kerry McCabe has been selected as the new Program Director for Boston Medical Center's Emergency Medicine Residency!
A graduate of our residency program, Dr. McCabe currently serves as Associate Program Director, Assistant Dean of the Education College, and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine. For over ten years she has been an integral part of resident and medical student education within our department, a leader in residency curriculum development, a driving force behind countless educational innovations at BMC, and a mentor for numerous medical students, residents, and junior faculty.
Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Schneider for being selected as the new Designated Institutional Official (DIO) in Graduate Medical Education (GME) at Boston Medical Center!
The DIO is a senior member of BMC’s Medical Affairs Department and is responsible for ensuring the quality of residency and clinical fellowship training at BMC. Dr. Schneider was chosen for the position after an extensive national search.
Congratulations to Dr. Mark Byrne, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, on the release of his new iOS app, 'Pocket Emergency Ultrasound'!
Designed as a rapid pocket reference for the busy clinical sonographer, Pocket Emergency Ultrasound is a comprehensive atlas of all measurements used in point-of-care sonography. A simple and clean user interface offers quick access to a thorough database of normal values and ranges, and accompanying high-resolution images demonstrate normal sonographic anatomy along with proper conventions for measurement technique.
Pocket Emergency Ultrasound is available for the iPhone and can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.