The devastation wrought by powerful hurricanes within the last two years attests to the need to prepare the healthcare professionals to prepare for and respond to disasters. This conference will bring together physicians, nurses, educators, and other professionals to explore disaster medicine in the context of the threat posed by hurricanes and other severe weather…Details
Dr. Gregory Ciottone is in China at the moment giving keynote addresses at the annual Peiyang Conference on Emergency and Disaster Medicine, held this year in Tianjin, and at the Zhengzhou Medical College Conference on Disaster Medicine. The photos below depict a ceremony organized by the Chinese Ministry of Health announcing the publication of the…Details
The Emergency Department Quality Improvement Professional (EQuIP) Certification Course is a 21-hour (3-day) intensive professional development course, with optional certification exam, for emergency medicine clinicians delivered by the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Learn more about our course here and join the international conversation about emergency department…Details
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) Fellowship in Emergency Department Management prepares emergency medicine (EM) physicians to become effective emergency department managers and leaders in their home departments. During the program, fellows will develop expertise in Emergency Department (ED) quality improvement and patient safety, ED operations (including clinical flow, overcrowding management, and pathway development), ED…Details
The BIDMC Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to welcome a delegation of physicians and healthcare representatives from Daxing, China this week. Dr. Richard Wolfe, Dr. Jonathan Edlow, Dr. David Chiu, Dr. Michael Cocchi, and Dr. David Schoenfeld welcomed our visitors and engaged in healthcare discussions with these valued colleagues.
Shelley Calder, RN, CEN, MSN and Karen Stockbridge, RN, MSN, CEN are in Region Sjaelland, Denmark, this week working with internal medicine nurse colleagues on a 6-day trainers workshop on adult teaching methods and best practices and how to effectively teach competencies and skills stations. 56 Region Sjælland internal medicine & neurology department educators and…Details
Richard Wolfe, MD, Chief of Emergency Medicine, BIDMC, speaks on how to build a world-class academic emergency department at the 2017 Emergency Medicine Forum in Daxing District, Beijing. The forum was a collaboration between the Daxing District, Beijing, BIDMC Department of Emergency Medicine, and The City of Needham, Massachusetts, Daxing’s partner city.
BIDMC Department of Emergency Medicine nurse leaders welcomed representative nurse educators and nurse leaders from Denmark’s Capital Region (Hovedstadsregionen) this week. The visitors spent time learning about our department and our hospital’s nurse clinical education program, specifically our multi-disciplinary competency days, where several departments collaborate on providing interactive skills stations on a variety of high…Details
Faculty member Dr. Michael Donnino, MD, Director, Center for Resuscitation Science and Director of Critical Care in Emergency Medicine, BIDMC & Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, ran a three-day clinical research workshop for 50 attending physicians and researchers at the Université Mohammed VI des Sciences de la Santé (UM6SS) in Casablanca, Morocco, together with researchers Dr.…Details
During the first initiative of our partnership with the Fondation Cheikh Khalifa Ibn Zaid, Morocco, and its associated university, Université Mohammed VI des Sciences de la Santé (UM6SS), our International Projects Division hosted 12 medical students from UM6SS in Boston for a 2-week clinical education program. Led by Dr. Jonathan Edlow, Vice-Chair…Details