Here are some of our favorite blogs, podcasts, Youtube channels, Twitter feeds, and other resources to supplement your learning from the Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed) world.
It’s the middle of a shift and I need to figure this out in less than 60 seconds:
WikEM – The Wikipedia of EM.
The NNT – Quick summaries of evidence-based medicine.
MDCalc – clinical scores/calculators (PERC, Wells, Anion Gap, PECARN, NEXUS, etc.)
PV Cards – Everything you want to know about a topic in <5 minutes on one page.
Orthopedic Teaching – Great resource from Northwestern U, ED mgt for each ortho emergency
Life in the Fast Lane – Weekly summaries of current literature, weekly roundups of interesting FOAM posts
Core EM – EM core content in FOAM style from the folks at NYU/Bellevue
The Poison Review – Toxicology blog
ECG of the week – a more advanced weekly ECG blog
Dr. Smiths’ ECG Blog – another good ECG blog
EM Lyceum – In depth discussions and literature review
REBEL EM – Rezaie’s Evidence Based Evaluation of Literature in Emergency Medicine.
First10EM – A blog focusing on the first 10 minutes of managing critical patients
FOAM EM – Aggregator of all things FOAMed in one place
Emergency Medicine Literature of Note – Comments on current literature
Boring EM – Focusing on core EM content and edutainment
Don’t forget the bubbles – A pediatric EM blog
EM Nerd – In depth discussions of current EM topics
EMCrit – Scott Weingart’s popular emergency medicine/critical care podcast
The Skeptic’s Guide to Emergency Medicine – Mini-journal club. Talks about a new EM paper in simple terms in about 15 minutes.
ECGWeekly – Amal Mattu’s weekly EKG video series
ERCast.org – Rob Orman’s popular podcast
EM:RAP – A fantastic monthly podcast covering all aspects of EM
ToxTalk – Toxicology podcast
Ultrasound podcast – An ultrasound podcast
EM Basic – Great overviews and introductions to EM topics
SMART EM – In depth literature discussions
Larry Mellick – Youtube channel with EM procedures and interesting case discussions