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In The Pulse of Emergency Medicine, listeners learn about the latest information, guidelines and best practices for critical care medical professionals. Through in-depth interviews with emergency medicine experts, learn how to best serve your patients and your department.

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In The Pulse of Emergency Medicine, listeners learn about the latest information, guidelines and best practices for critical care medical professionals. Through in-depth interviews with emergency medicine experts, learn how to best serve your patients and your department.

    Leading Disaster Medicine Initiatives in the US and Beyond

    Leading Disaster Medicine Initiatives in the US and Beyond

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD



    Dr. Matt Birnholz sits down with Dr. Andrew Bern, an emergency physician and independent health care consultant in South Florida. They discuss the process of forming specialty sections in ACEP, and focus on Dr. Bern's role in the evolving Disaster Medicine subspecialty through his continuing work in Ecuador. Dr. Bern, a former member of ACEP's Board of Directors, is a founding member of the Disaster, Geriatric, Tactical, Telemedicine and Disaster medicine sections at ACEP.

    #PatientsFirst: Utilizing Social Media to Enhance Patient Safety

    #PatientsFirst: Utilizing Social Media to Enhance Patient Safety

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD



    Dr. Matt Birnholz speaks with Dr. Angela Garnder, past president of ACEP and Chief of Operations, Quality and Patient Safety at University of Texas Southwest. They discuss the importance of social media in the health care industry and ways to utilize this platform to enhance patients' experiences in hospitals and beyond.

    When Disaster Strikes: Challenges in Securing Funds for Disaster Medicine

    When Disaster Strikes: Challenges in Securing Funds for Disaster Medicine

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD



    Dr. Matt Birnholz sits down with Dr. Carl Schultz, Research Director at the Center for Disaster Medical Sciences at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Schultz is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the UC Irvine and recipient of the Disaster Medical Science Award at ACEP. He talks about the challenges of securing funding for disaster relief in the field and the integration of citizen volunteers in a disaster incident.

    Engaging Younger Physicians in Emergency Medicine's Future

    Engaging Younger Physicians in Emergency Medicine's Future

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD



    Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz to discuss the current landscape and future milestones for engaging ACEP's younger cohort of physicians is Dr. Paul Kivela, Vice President of ACEP. Dr. Kivela is managing partner of the Napa Valley Emergency Medical Group in California. Dr. Kivela has been actively involved in the ACEP council for more than 15 years and has worked with the Reimbursement Committee on fair payment issues and has been an ACEP councilor or alternate since 1994.

    The Rise of Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine

    The Rise of Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD



    Only a decade ago, emergency medicine was largely considered an afterthought in large-scale clinical trials. This oversight persisted for years despite the fact that a wide variety of time-sensitive clinical conditions under frequent study were diagnosed and treated predominantly in emergency departments. However, the last several years have witnessed a rapid evolution within this specialty, such that departments nationwide are now granted the means and resources to dedicate efforts exclusively toward advancing emergency medicine research.
    From the floors of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) annual meeting in Boson, Dr. Matt Birnholz speaks with Dr. Philip Levy, Professor of Emergency Medicine & Physiology and Associate Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Levy is Chair of the ACEP Research Forum, whose efforts to date have helped put emergency medicine research in the limelight. The two discuss origins, present objectives, and future horizons for this forum and its impact on clinical research advancement in the field.

    The Next Evolution of Medical Simulations: Updates from ACEP's InnovatED

    The Next Evolution of Medical Simulations: Updates from ACEP's InnovatED

    Host: Matt Birnholz, MD



    Joining Dr. Matt Birnholz on the floors of the American College of Emergency Physicians annual meeting in Boston, MA is Dr. Matt Bitner, Vice Chair of Medical Staff Affairs and Quality at the Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. Dr. Bitner co-chaired and directed ACEP's InnovatED, an interactive exhibitional platform that gained rapid acclaim for its next-level medical simulation demonstrations. He talks about the unique development processes and educational applications for these programs, such as the popular Code Black simulation.

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