Home
American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Calendar

Advertisement

New Podcast Episodes! Critical Care, Operations Management, Medical-Legal

Emergency Physician Advocates: Medical-Legal Issues in Emergency Medicine

  • The Liability Crisis - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, discusses what he refers to as the worst professional problem for physicians, the liability crisis in medicine. In this episode, Dr. Weiss addresses the following questions: Do we have a liability crisis? If so, why? And what can we do about this problem?
  • EM Action Fund - Larry Weiss, MD JD FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and past-president of AAEM, speaks with AAEM board president, William Durkin, Jr., MD MBA FAAEM, about the Emergency Physicians Action Fund.

Emergency Medicine Operations Management

  • Throughput and Patient Flow: Part 1 - Critical Drivers for Improving the ED - Mark Graban, MS MBA, author of the books Lean Hospitals, Healthcare Kaizen, and The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen, interviews Joseph Guarisco, MD FAAEM, ED Chair at Ochsner Hospital (New Orleans, LA) and Chair of the AAEM Operations Management Committee. In part one of this episode, Mr. Graban and Dr. Guarisco discuss reasons for emergency department difficulties with throughput & patient flow and outline the critical drivers for improving the ED. They outline a conceptual breakdown of the ED and creating an agenda for change.
  • Throughput and Patient Flow: Part 2 - Solutions for the ED - Mark Graban, MS MBA, author of the books Lean Hospitals, Healthcare Kaizen, and The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen, interviews Joseph Guarisco, MD FAAEM, ED Chair at Ochsner Hospital (New Orleans, LA) and Chair of the AAEM Operations Management Committee. In part two of this episode, Mr. Graban and Dr. Guarisco discuss solutions to address this difficult area of management and implications for the ED. They outline queuing theory, the concept of variance, and the split-flow model.

Critical Care in Emergency Medicine

  • ScvO2 verus Lactate Clearance in Early Goal Directed Therapy - David Farcy, MD FAAEM FCCM, Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical in Miami Beach, Florida, speaks with Michael Winters, MD FAAEM, Associate Professor of EM and IM at the University of Maryland. Drs. Farcy and Winters discuss ScvO2 versus lactate clearance in early goal directed therapy its application in patient treatment. The discussion covers a review of landmark articles and well as recent literature.