Dr. Fox hosted his last journal club of the year this week with Dr. Robert O'Conner, Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia, as our grand rounds speaker. Many thanks to his hard work throughout the year!
PGY3s Bill Fox and John Corker have been producing and putting together some excellent lectures. Bill Fox recently placed second in the national EMRA 20-in-6 competition with his lecture titled," "The Anatomy of a Malpractice Suit: A Discussion of Malpractice in 7 Questions". Check it out here.
Also kudos to John Corker for his work on production of the ongoing EMRA podcast, EMPOWER. Their stories are all great ones from some of the leaders in emergency medicine. Click for some great tales from some of the finest in the biz.
DallasEM's own Dr. Gil Salazar, the team physician for the Dallas Stars is highlighted for his life saving efforts on the ice of the American Airlines Center in March 2014 after center Rich Peverley went into cardiac arrest on the bench during play. Dr. Salazar is a staff physician in the Parkland Memorial Hospital ED, and the director of EMS education for Dallas Fire Department.
This week, R3 Dr. Lindsay Schroeder staffed the Dallas Rock 'n Roll Half Marathon with EMS faculty, Dr. Isaacs. To the right, a few members our faculty and chiefs congratulated the UTSW students during their annual envelope ceremony!
Congratulations to our new chief class for 2018!
From left to right: William Musgrave, Kesia Nguyen, Max Hockstein, Amanda Opfer and Ricky Williams
The residents cleaned up for their annual group photo prior to taking the inservice this past week. Celebrations ensued. (Thanks to Dr. Williams for the donations!)
Congrats on the senior residents last test of residency! The 2018 chiefs will be announced this week as well.
Faculty Dr. Pepe and Dr. Metzger spoke recently at the 2017 Mass Gathering Medicine Summit in Las Vegas to discuss current and future practices in event medicine.