• Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Programs

    7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

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  • Burnout Rates in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians

    Burnout Rates in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians

    7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    Burnout is a syndrome in which a reduced sense of personal accomplishment, depersonalization, and emotional exhaustion develop in response to prolonged stress. It is well known that physicians suffer high rates of burnout; emergency medicine physicians experience significantly increased rates of burnout, whereas physicians in other specialties, like pediatrics, may be spared. Pediatric emergency medicine physicians are on the frontline of care for the critically ill child, which could put them at high risk for burnout. This study evaluates the rate of burnout in pediatric...
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  • Evidence-Based Medicine Curriculum Improves Pediatric Emergency Fellows' Scores on In-Training Examinations

    Evidence-Based Medicine Curriculum Improves Pediatric Emergency Fellows' Scores on In-Training Examinations

    7 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objectives
    The aim of this study was to determine if implementation of our evidence-based medicine curriculum had an effect on pediatric emergency medicine fellows' scores on the relevant section of the in-training examination .
    Methods
    We obtained deidentified subscores for 22 fellows over 6 academic years for the Core Knowledge in Scholarly Activities and, as a balance measure, Emergencies Treated Medically sections. We divided the subscores into the following 3 instruction periods: “baseline” for academic years before our current EBM curriculum, “transition” for academic years with use...
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