Posts tagged Pediatrics
6.6.19 Conference Summary

This week’s conference started off with our last quarterly collaborative EM/IM conference of the academic year, in which EM-Intensivist, Dr. Colin McCloskey, and Cardiology fellow, Dr. Joshua Clevenger, discussed ED and inpatient approach to managing atrial fibrillation with RVR. This was followed by Dr. Sarah Tehranisa giving pearls on transitioning to attendinghood then Dr. Samuel Houng (PGY2) discussing peripartum management in the community as part of our Community EM series. Last but not least, we welcomed Dr. Steve Steiner, peds neurologist from Akron Children’s Hospital, who discussed pediatric headache.

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4.11.19 Conference Summary

This week’s conference started off with our next CLE Rising Series speaker, Dr. David Snow, program director of Loyola’s new EM residency. Dr. Snow discussed challenges of resuscitating critically ill morbidly obese patients then talked about success in emergency medicine. We then welcomed Dr. Paria Wilson, PEM physician from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, who discussed how to approach the undifferentiated crashing pediatric patient. Next, ultrasound fellow Dr. Jason Tehranisa discussed abdominal aorta ultrasound and then led ultrasound trivia. We continued our intern tox lecture series with Dr. Yasmin Moftakhar who gave a great talk on hallucinogens. Our day concluded with Dr. WIll Jian who discussed how to manage traumatic injuries in the community.

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9.27.18 Conference Summary

This week’s EM conference started off with M&M by Dr. Andrew Schaub who led great discussions on penetrating neck trauma, ischemic bowel, and pancreatitis. After this we welcomed pediatric infectious disease specialist, Dr. Amy Edwards, who walked us through the proper antibiotic choices for common infections seen in kids. This was followed by our second Super Track Series lecture in which intern Dr. Leyya Suleman-Civis discussed several nail complaints and how to manage them. The day concluded with another of the chief’s Power (Half) Hour, in which Dr. Lauren McCafferty highlighted a few more good visual diagnosis cases.

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9.13.18 Conference Summary

This week we welcomed Grand Rounds speaker, Dr. Steven Curry, an EM/Toxicologist from Banner Medical Center/University of Arizona-Phoenix, who led a great discussion of how to recognize and manage snake bites and nerve gas poisoning. Next, we kicked off our EBM lecture series with PGY3 James Palmer who walked us through appropriate management and disposition for patients presenting with cellulitis. We also started our ‘Community EM Series’ with PGY3 Arlene Losloso’s lecture on pediatric concussion, followed by our first ‘Super Track Series’ lecture with PGY1 Jordan Hitchens’ discussion on how to approach the complaint of sore throat. Finally, for our September Consultant-of-the-Month, we welcomed Dr. Keith Armitage, an Infectious Disease specialist, who led a discussion on appropriate use/selection of antibiotics, particularly as it pertains to our hospital.

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8.2.18 Conference Summary

This week’s conference started off with our first M&M of the year— complete with a brand new M&M format— by Dr. McCafferty. She discusses Adrenal Crisis, NIPPV in PNA (or not…), and how to determine what type of transport you might need for a patient you are sending to another hospital. Dr. Shpilko lead us through cardiac US, the chief’s power (half) hour was packed with good visual diagnosis cases, and Dr. Grosso rounded out the day with another lecture in our pediatric curriculum, this time focusing on HEENT.

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