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Michelle Lin Medical Doctor

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
San Francisco, California
I recently started my blog (AcademicLifeinEM.blogspot.com) as a means to show medical students, residents, and practicing emergency physicians about what life is like in academic Emergency Medicine. A large draw for going into academia includes teaching, meeting and working with amazing people,... Full Bio
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"Read More" feature: Making the site more professional-looking by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Since starting this pilot blog project about 11 months ago (!), I've been keeping up with various "so you want to be a good blogger" advice sites. I have gained som ... Read on »
10 Tips to Success as a Junior Faculty in Academic Medicine by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As I am getting into my 3rd year of practice as a faculty in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, I have begun to wish I had a better framework for success ... Read on »
2010 SAEM Meeting: Free drink coupon! by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) has joined the Web 2.0 community! They created a "New Media Task Force" this year, led by Dr. Nick Genes (Mount Sinai/E ... Read on »
2011 ACEP Scientific Assembly - A live Twitter feed by EMRA by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The 2011 American College of Emergency Physician (ACEP) Scientific Assembly is well under way in San Francisco. There is incredibly amazing weather this week. Catc ... Read on »
5 rules for creating great Powerpoint presentations by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As much as people talk about "Death by Powerpoint", many of us still use Powerpoint despite its many shortcomings. So how can we make our Powerpoint talks better? ... Read on »
7 questions for creator of Clinical Monster: A resident-run website and blog by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Residencies using websites to communicate with their residents are certainly not a new phenomenon. However, usually they are not visually appealing, rarely ar ... Read on »
A call for peer-reviewed lectures in Academic EM journal by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In an interesting announcement this week, Academic Emergency Medicine announced that it will be publishing Peer-Reviewed Lectures (PeRL) in video format. The jo ... Read on »
A faculty's perspective: Doing well on your EM clerkship by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy To follow-up with Dr. Connolly's post about the Top 10 tips for medical students to rock the EM clerkship rotation, I thought I would post some additional tips. Here a ... Read on »
A radiology pearl: A subtle orthopedic diagnosis by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A man recently presents with knee pain after pivoting and torquing his knee while falling. He complains of concurrent mild ankle pain. He presents with this tib-fib xray. ... Read on »
A radiology pearl: A subtle orthopedic diagnosis by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A man recently presents with knee pain after pivoting and torquing his knee while falling. He complains of concurrent mild ankle pain. He presents with this tib-fib xray. ... Read on »
Academic EM's Education Supplement: Deadline 4/22/11 by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I can't seem to find any posting anywhere online, but I know for a fact that if you want to submit a manuscript for publication in the CORD-CDEM Education Sup ... Read on »
Academics vs community practice by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy If you don't already know about the amazing site ERCast  by Dr. Rob Orman (Portland, Oregon), you need to take a look. The most updated podcast is on how one decides ... Read on »
ACEP 2012 meeting: Keeping up with Twitter by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Are you at the 2012 American College of Emergency Physicians meeting in Denver this week? The who's who of EM are there now teaching, learning, and networking. Her ... Read on »
ACEP Scientific Assembly (Sept 28-Oct 1) by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The American College of Emergency Physicians annual Scientific Assembly starts tomorrow officially but several pre-day events start today in Las Vegas! The CORD Medi ... Read on »
ACGME Duty Hour and Supervision Standards by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Hot off the press! The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently released the final version of guidelines relating to duty hours and ... Read on »
Adding YouTube videos to your Powerpoint lectures by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor 4 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A picture is worth a 1,000 words. If this is true, then a video is worth 10,000 words. This is why adding videos or dynamic images to your Powerpoint lectures is ... Read on »
Advice for the new EM interns by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy One of my favorite blogs, Better in Emergency Medicine , by Dr. Rob Cooney reviewed the 1991 article entitled "The Ten Commandments in Emergency Medicine". These comma ... Read on »
Advice for the new EM interns, part II by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As a followup to a previous post on "The 10 Commandments in Emergency Medicine", we would like to pay tribute to our pediatric friends. More than a decade after it was i ... Read on »
ALiEM simulation case series by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy ALiEM Simulation Case Series:  Cocaine Toxicity and Placental Abruption Case Writer:  Nikita Joshi, MD Keywords: Cocaine toxicity, placental a ... Read on »
Amazing video: Awake endotracheal intubation by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Videos are priceless when trying to teach procedures. This amazing teaching video by Dr. Michael Bailin at Mass General demonstrates a novel way of anesthetizing the airway ... Read on »