Dr. Megan Landes and colleagues publish on the impact of head trauma in the Black Lion Hospital ED

Dr. Megan Landes and colleagues publish on the impact of head trauma in the Black Lion Hospital ED

Congratulations to GHEM Director Dr. Megan Landes who, along with colleagues, has published her study looking at the impact of head trauma on patients at Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This important piece, titled “Epidemiology, clinical characteristics and outcomes of head injured patients in an Ethiopian emergency centre”, was published in the African Journal of Emergency Medicine. To view the open access article, click...
Dr. Maja Stachura and colleagues publish on the usefulness of POCUS in LMIC EDs

Dr. Maja Stachura and colleagues publish on the usefulness of POCUS in LMIC EDs

Congratulations to former TAAAC-EM Delegate Dr. Maja Stachura who, along with colleagues, has published the results of her study looking at the usefulness of POCUS in LMIC EDs. This important piece, titled “Evaluation of a point-of-care ultrasound scan list in a resource-limited emergency department in Addis Ababa Ethiopia“, was published in African Journal of Emergency Medicine. To view the open access article, click...
Canadian Medical Education Journal’s Special Issue features two articles led by GHEM members

Canadian Medical Education Journal’s Special Issue features two articles led by GHEM members

We are excited to announce that there are two articles written by GHEM members in the recently published Canadian Medical Education Journal’s Supplement to the Special Issue on Globalization and Medical Education: Canadian Dimensions. The two citations are as follows: Tubman, M., Maskalyk, J., MacKinnon, D., Venugopal, R., Fremes, E., Ritchie, L. P., Azazh, A., & Landes, M. (2017). Tackling challenges of global health electives: Resident experiences of a structured and supervised medicine elective within an existing global health partnership. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 8(2), 4-10. Kuipers, M. J., Eapen, A., Lockwood, J., Berman, S., Vaillancourt, S., Maskalyk, J., Azazh, A., & Landes, M. (2017). Examining critical factors affecting graduate retention from an emergency medicine training program in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives. Canadian Medical Education Journal, 8(2), 61-74. To view the entire supplement, click...
Dr. Ayalew Zewdie publishes on KAP towards peripheral nerve blocks

Dr. Ayalew Zewdie publishes on KAP towards peripheral nerve blocks

Congratulations to TAAAC-EM graduate Dr. Ayalew Zewdie who, along with colleagues, has published the results of his study looking at KAP regarding peripheral nerve blocks. This important piece, titled “A survey of emergency medicine and orthopaedic physicians’ knowledge, attitude, and practice towards the use of peripheral nerve blocks“, was published in African Journal of Emergency Medicine. To view the open access article, click...
Dr. James Maskalyk publishes his second book “Life of the Ground Floor”

Dr. James Maskalyk publishes his second book “Life of the Ground Floor”

Congratulations to GHEM Executive Member Dr. James Maskalyk whose second book “Life on the Ground Floor: Letters From the Edge of Emergency Medicine” has now been released. The GHEM community was thrilled to attend the launch of the book held at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto. For more details about the book click here To hear Dr. James Maskalyk speak about his book on CBC’s The Current, click...
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