Links to some great EM podcasts and websites
EM:RAP (Emergency Medicine Reviews and Perspectives): The gold standard in emergency medicine education, residents can join ACEP and EMRA for 55 bucks a year to get it for free. Medical students can get it for a discounted price in addition to the ACEP/EMRA fee and it is worth it!
EMCast: Monthly reviews from Dr. Amal Mattu and company on emedhome.com. Costs 30 bucks a year as a resident but totally worth it
All are available on iTunes
EMCrit: Emergency medicine critical care topics from Dr Scott Weingart. Use with caution if you’re a beginner but its really cutting edge stuff. Free in iTunes and on his website at emcrit.org
ERCast: A community emergency medicine doc getting curbside consultation from all sorts of specialists. A great practice based podcast. Free on iTunes and on his website at ercast.org
SMART:EM: Deep dives on the literature behind basic things we do in medicine. Once again, use with caution if you’re a beginner but you won’t find information like this anywhere else. Free on iTunes and at smartem.org
PEM ED podcast: A pediatric emergency podcast by Andy Sloas- a PEM fellow at Texas Children’s Hospital who provides great information on pediatric emergency medicine topics including febrile infants, clearing the pediatric c-spine, pediatric airway, and more
The Dirt Medicine podcast: A podcast by Pete Anderson, MD made for military medics but with great information for any prehospital or ED provider. He covers relevant topics on RSI, burn resuscitation, and how to use ketamine, to name a few.
EMPEM: A great Peds EM podcast with lots of great, basic info with more advanced topics as well
Medical School HQ: “Your Hub for Medical School Knowledge” A great resource for the pre-meds out there- everything you need to know about how to get into medical school without the craziness of Student Doctor Network
SMACC: The podcasts from lectures at Social Media and Critical Care Conference 2013. An amazing collection of cutting edge lectures in Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, and Anesthesia.
EMJ Club: An online journal club from Washington University in Saint Louis. An excellent podcast with deep dives on the latest papers and their methods.
Free Emergency Medicine Talks: A HUGE collection of- you guessed it- FREE Emergency Medicine Talks- hosted by Joe Lex.
Broomedocs: An incredible blog run by doctors in rural Australia with limited resources and limited access. My favorite are the “Lessons Hard Learned” where clinicians share their stories of lessons learned the hard way.
Practical Evidence: Another podcast by Mr. EmCrit, Scott Weingart. Excellent and concise reviews of the need to know guidelines in emergency medicine.
Annals of Emergency Medicine Audio Summaries: Monthly summaries of each issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine done by Dr. David Newman and Dr. Ashley Shreeves of SMART:EM.
ToxTalk: An audio podcast from the University of Massachusetts Emergency Medicine residency program. The ultimate podcast for those “tox geeks” out there.
Resus.me: Made by Dr. Cliff Reid, an EM doc in Australia. Summarizes EM relevant literature from all over the globe
Life in the Fast Lane: EM docs in Australia that have their own mix of education and humor that’s hard to beat
The Trauma Professional’s Blog: A blog written by Dr. Michael McGonigal, a trauma surgeon in Minnesota. Each post goes through a trauma topic with supporting primary literature. If you are looking to expand your knowledge on advanced trauma topics, this is the blog to go to.
EMdose: Produced by EM residents from San Antonio Military Medical Center. A blog that reviews the literature on common emergency medicine problems. Get your “jab of medical knowledge” here. Subscribe to the RSS feed or email updates to get them delivered right to your device or email.
EM Literature of Note: Reviews of the latest and greatest of the EM literature by Dr. Ryan Radecki that are extremely educational while always having a constant eye on the conflicts of interest in the medical literature.