Dr. Margaret Salmon and colleagues publish position paper in Annals of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Margaret Salmon and colleagues publish position paper in Annals of Emergency Medicine

Congratulations to GHEM Executive Member Dr. Margaret Salmon who, along with colleagues from Toronto and around Africa, have published a position paper regarding ultrasound education in Africa. This important piece, titled “Getting It Right the First Time: Defining Regionally Relevant Training Curricula and Provider Core Competencies for Point-of-Care Ultrasound Education on the African Continent” was published in Annals of Emergency Medicine. To view the open access article, click...
Dr. Finot Debebe and colleagues publishes on the clinical profile of spinal cord patients

Dr. Finot Debebe and colleagues publishes on the clinical profile of spinal cord patients

Congratulations to TAAAC-EM Graduate and Head of the Emergency Department at Black Lion Hospital Dr. Finot Debebe who, along with colleagues, has published the results of her study looking at the clincal profile of spinal cord patients at Black Lion Hospital. This important piece, titled “The clinical profile and acute care of patients with traumatic spinal cord injury at a tertiary care emergency centre in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia“, was published in African Journal of Emergency Medicine. To view the open access article, click...
‘Living & Dying on the Streets: Palliative Care for the Homeless & Vulnerably housed’

‘Living & Dying on the Streets: Palliative Care for the Homeless & Vulnerably housed’

Global Health Emergency Medicine (GHEM) is pleased to invite you to our first OPEN MEETING and OPEN HOUSE of the new academic year on Tuesday October 18th from 5:00-6:30pm at Toronto General Hospital in Room 441 (on the 1st floor near the Eaton elevators (Elizabeth entrance) near the library).  We wish to use this opportunity to explore how “global health” interacts here in Toronto on a local level, through issues of health equity.  This is a growing and keen interest of our group and we encourage all to attend a talk with Dr. Naheed Doasni (see below for his bio) entitled:  “Living & Dying on the Streets: Palliative Care for the Homeless & Vulnerably housed” Following Dr. Dosani’s lecture members of GHEM will remain at the meeting venue for an informal OPEN HOUSE.  Please bring your questions and interest in global health from education to clinical work to research. Additionally, please see www.ghem.ca for further Staff Bios to help spark your imagination.  Please RSVP to efremes@ghem.ca We look forward to seeing you, Megan Director, Global Health Emergency Medicine (GHEM) —————————– Naheed Dosani Palliative Care Physician & Assistant Clinical Professor Project Lead for PEACH (Palliative Education And Care for the Homeless), a program of the Inner City Health Associates (ICHA) Being sick, of course, is very hard, but being sick and living on the street, is even harder. Dr Naheed Dosani is a passionate and respected advocate for marginalized & vulnerable populations with palliative needs. He serves as a Palliative Care Physician at the Inner City Health Associates (ICHA) and William Osler Health System (WOHS). He recently completed the Conjoint Palliative...
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