Department Team Speaks at Region Sjælland Emergency Medicine Summit

A four-member team from our Department of Emergency Medicine traveled to Køge, Region Sjælland, Denmark last week to speak at the 1st annual Region Sjælland Emergency Medicine Summit. Sponsored by Region CEO, Lars Onsberg Henriksen, the 2-day summit was attended by hospital and emergency department leaders and clinicians from the four regional hospitals: Slagelse Hospital,…

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Physicians in Amsterdam to Speak at EUSEM Conference

The Chief and Vice-Chair of Emergency Medicine at BIDMC, Dr. Richard Wolfe and Dr. Jonathan Edlow, traveled to Amsterdam in late September to speak at the European Society of Emergency Medicine’s annual conference. Dr. Edlow’s lectured on a new evidence-based approach to the dizzy patient and acute ischemic stroke (do current “contraindications” for tPA make…

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Educational Program in Denmark focused on DKA and Sepsis

Recently, Peter Smulowitz, MD, Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, BIDMC, traveled to Region Sjaelland in Denmark to conduct a visiting professor program focused on the management of DKA and sepsis in emergency patients. US and Danish physicians also discussed methods for reducing cost in the emergency department. A second educational track was led by…

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Educational Program in Denmark focused on Neurological Emergencies

Recently, Jonathan Edlow, MD, Vice-Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, BIDMC, and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, traveled to Region Sjaelland in Denmark to conduct a visiting professor program focused on the management of neurological emergencies. Dr. Edlow is an international expert on topics such as stroke, TIA, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and various causes of weakness…

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Disaster Fellowship Graduates 5 Fellows

In June, the BIDMC Fellowship in Disaster Medicine graduated five Fellows. We congratulate the graduates as they take their place as global leaders in Disaster Medicine, as well as join our affiliated faculty. The BIDMC Disaster Fellowship is led by Dr. Greg Ciottone. Learn more about the fellowship here: http://www.disasterfellowship.org/

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