More great news from St Lucia as a result of DevelopingEM 2013

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”

Intracranial Catastrophe – Andrew Bezzina

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.

Acute CT Interpretation in the ED – Why we shouldn’t always wait for the radiologist

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.

Critical Care Ultrasound for the New Era – 2013 Presentation

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.

Letter to President Obama

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”