Amazing things keep happening in St Lucia as a result of connections made during DevelopingEM 2013. Here’s a letter from our friend and colleague Lisa Charles to explain the latest news. Victoria Hospital in Castries St. Lucia hosted our first ever Basic PICU course, May 20th to 21st, under the leadership of Drs. Elena Cavazzoni andContinue reading “More great news from St Lucia as a result of DevelopingEM 2013”
Andrew’s presentation on the management of intracranial catastrophes outlines some of the controversies and potential solutions for emergency physicians for a disease process that is frequently a frustrating dynamic. Andrew has helped DevelopingEM from the start and whilst he won’t make it to Salvador he will be supporting us from back home in Oz.
Sanj is an emergency and retrieval medicine physician from Sydney. He has an interest in education and has taught around the globe. During DevelopingEM 2013 he gave this presentation, organised a fantastic CT interpretation workshop and assisted with the Ultrasound Workshop. This year he is chairing our Trauma Program which is shaping up to be a standout component of the program in Salvador.
Continuing with our presentations from Havana the next in our series from the Adult EM and Critical Care session is from Jorge Otero on Critical Care Ultrasound for the New Era. Jorge is a fluent Spanish speaker and it was great to have him on board in Havana where his presentations in Espanol were a welcome relief from the Aussie drawl for our Cuban companeros.
The goodwill from St. Lucia’s participation in the Developing EM Conference in Cuba continues to flow our way. St. Lucia will host its first ever Paediatric Intensive Care Basic Course!
Dr Lisa Charles, an emergency physician who is also the medical director of Victoria Hospital in the capital of St Lucia, Castries, gave an amazing presentation during DevelopingEM 2013 on the development of emergency medicine in her homeland.
In this article, rural emergency SMO Amy Neilson talks about her experience at the 2013 DevelopingEM conference, and why she was in “rural generalist heaven”.
As a result of the 2013 DevelopingEM conference in Havana, Cuba, a resolution was made to write to President Obama to end the embargo on Cuba. Here is what we sent. President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 October 24, 2013 Dear President Obama, We implore you to endContinue reading “Letter to President Obama”