Bringing Upstairs Care, Downstairs One Podcast at a Time

What is the EMCrit Blog and Podcast?

EMCrit is devoted to bring the best evidence-based care from the fields of critical care, resuscitation, and trauma and translate it for bedside use in the Emergency Department (ED). Every two weeks we post a full ~20-minute podcast. In between, the site gets filled with blogposts, links, and EMCrit Wees (minature podcasts). CME is available for EMCrit Podcasts.

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Who is the author?

My name is Scott Weingart. Any posts listed as authored by EMCrit are by me. I am an ED Intensivist from New York City. I hold the degree of MD (Medical Doctor). I went to medical school and did my emergency medicine residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then did a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the Shock Trauma Center.

Attempting to Bring Upstairs Care, Downstairs One Podcast at a Time

My career goal and the purpose of this blog and podcast are to bring Upstairs Care, Downstairs–that is to bring ICU level care to the ED, so our patients can receive optimum treatment the moment they roll through the door. The audience for this forum is medical residents, attendings, nurses, paramedics, EMTs and students.

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My Google+ profile, my twitter account, and my facebook page may also be of interest.

When I get time to read non-medical stuff, I record all of my good finds on the EMCrit Shelf.

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