Posts tagged morbidity and mortality
4.25.19 Conference Summary

This week’s conference featured Morbidity and Mortality, given by Dr. Leah Carter PGY-3 which highlighted cases of pyelonephritis in pregnancy, cardiac arrest, and transverse myelitis. We also had PGY-2’s Janel Paukovits, Ross McDermott, Andrew Veverka lecture on Breaking Bad News and Family Witnessed Resuscitation. We then welcomed visiting Plastic Surgery resident, Dr. Rachel Aliotta from the Cleveland Clinic.

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1.24.19 Conference Summary

This week’s conference started off with Morbidity & Mortality Conference with Dr. Leah Carter in which we discussed placental abruption, sickle cell disease and infection, and SBP. We then continued our Peds Curriculum with pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Ryan Farrell, who discussed pediatric endocrine emergencies. The day concluded with another chief Power (Half) Hour with Dr. Lauren McCafferty who reviewed some interesting clinical and radiographic images from our own ED and discussed the underlying pathology.

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10.25.18 Conference Summary

We started this week with last month’s morbidity and mortality cases followed by our EBM series which featured Pediatric Fevers. Pediatric orthopedist Christina Hardesty joined us for “Pediatric Ortho for the EM Physician.” Finally we discussed Direct Xa Inhibitor Reversals with Jessica Traeger, PharmD which was the perfect segue into our “When the Bleeding Doesn’t Stop” journal club for this month.

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