TAAAC-EM is Now Accepting Resident Applications for 2018/19

TAAAC-EM is Now Accepting Resident Applications for 2018/19

Calling all senior FRCP EM/CCFP-EM residents at the University of Toronto: TAAAC-EM offers 3 resident elective spaces per year for residents to participate in month long teaching trips to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. These trips are scheduled in November, February and May of each academic year. All senior FRCP EM residents (PGY-3, 4 or 5) as well as CCFP-EM residents are eligible to apply. Applications for the 2018/2019 academic year are now available and are due on February 28, 2018 at 5 PM. Please contact amcknight@ghem.ca with any questions or to...
Call for Abstracts & Judges: Divisions of Emergency Medicine Research Academic Day

Call for Abstracts & Judges: Divisions of Emergency Medicine Research Academic Day

The University of Toronto Department of Medicine is hosting the 2018 Divisions of Emergency Medicine Research Academic Day on May 23rd, 2018. This event will bring together researchers, faculty and residents while providing an opportunity to share exciting new findings and facilitate scientific exchange. Call for Abstracts: Deadline for submission is March 29, 2018. Submission is open to FRCP, Paediatric and CCFP Emergency Medicine Faculty, Residents, and Fellows. For more information click here. Call for Judges: The Resident Academic Program (RAP) Committee is looking for judges to review abstract submissions for the 2018 Divisions of Emergency Medicine Research Academic Day. Anticipated # of Abstracts: 10-15 Blinded Abstracts Timeline: Judges will receive their abstracts by April 2 and must submit their reviews by April 13th Time Commitment: ~3 hours Sign up by...
Dr. Margaret Salmon and colleagues publish on low-cost alternative to commercially available ultrasound gel

Dr. Margaret Salmon and colleagues publish on low-cost alternative to commercially available ultrasound gel

Congratulations to GHEM Executive Member Dr. Margaret Salmon and colleagues, who have just published their study “Cassava Flour Slurry as a Low-cost Alternative to Commercially Available Gel for Obstetrical Ultrasound: a blinded non-inferiority trial comparison of image quality”. The e-publication of this exciting study is available ahead of print through BJOG, and can be found at this...
Dr. James Maskalyk’s book ‘Life on the Ground Floor’ shortlisted for RBC Taylor Prize

Dr. James Maskalyk’s book ‘Life on the Ground Floor’ shortlisted for RBC Taylor Prize

Congratulations to Dr. James Maskalyk! His book, Life on the Ground Floor continues to garner praise with this latest announcement. The novel is one of five shortlisted for the RBC Taylor Prize, a prestigious $30,000 award recognizing the best in Canadian literary nonfiction. The book also won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction in 2017. Read more about the Taylor Prize and Life on the Ground Floor here. The winner of the Taylor Prize is to be announced February 26,...
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