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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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Tweet Pearls of the Week 3/15 to 3/22 by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Drs. Rezaie and Astin are two emergency medicine/internal medicine doctors great to follow on Twitter for high yield pearls. Dr. Salim Rezaie ( @srrezaie )   ... Read on »
Be a great speaker: 10 practical pearls (part 2 of 5) by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy For the CORD Distinguished Educator's Coaching Program, Dr. Gus Garmel has kindly offered to share his top 50 points to improve one's speaking skills. These tips a ... 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 »
Is your mind like Sherlock Holmes' or Dr. Watson's? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up ... Read on »
Ketofol: Is this the “Game Changer” of Procedural Sedation & Analgesia? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy What is the “ideal agent” for sedation? When talking about procedural sedation and analgesia, our goal is to minimize pain and anxiety ... Read on »
First ALiEM journal article: Trial of void for acute urinary retention by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Post author:  Massoud Kazzi, MD EM Resident, SUNY Downstate Medical Center Blog peer reviewer for  ALiEM journal pilot project : Javier Benítez, ... Read on »
Tweet Pearls of the Week - ACEP Teaching Fellowship by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The American College of Emergency Physicians holds a teaching fellowship twice a year for faculty and senior residents who desire to improve their teaching skills. The fel ... Read on »
Patwari Academy videos: Respiratory failure and ventilators by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Dr. Rahul Patwari reviews the basics of respiratory physiology, the pathophysiology behind respiratory failure, and ventilator management. What do all the ven ... Read on »
Be a great speaker: 10 practical pearls (part 1 of 5) by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Have you seen how some speakers can seemingly just give AMAZING talks? It actually takes a lot of hard work to make impactful talks look easy and effortless. The ... Read on »
Is it time to trash the stethoscope? The age of ultrasound by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Is the physical exam a relic of the past, because our tools are relics of a prior era? I recently wrote a piece about the physical exam . It is impor ... Read on »
What's the 'Code' Dose of tPA? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Accuracy Valid for practice True to literature Overall quality ... Read on »
Lytics for sub-massive PE: Ready for primetime? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There was recently a great study published in the American Journal of Cardiology (2012) by Sharifi et al , questioning whether we should be considering ... Read on »
Welcome new blog team member: Dr. Salim Rezaie by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy There was recently a great study published in the American Journal of Cardiology (2012) by Sharifi et al , questioning whether we should be consider ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: Ambient noise and creative cognition by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy For many of us in academia and medical education, we accomplish a tremendous amount of work outside of the workplace. This can be in our home office, on the public tr ... Read on »
Need your input! PV cards becoming an app by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It's all about luck, opportunity, and timing.  I will be releasing the blog's first ever Paucis Verbis (PV) native app this year. After a few years of brainstorming a ... Read on »
Tweet Pearls of the Week from CORDAA2013 by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy These are selected tweets from the CORDAA2013 conference [ View the story "Tweet Pearls of the Week - 3/5 Pearls from CORDAA2013" on Storify ] [ View the story "Twe ... Read on »
Patwari Academy videos: Chest trauma by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In the third and fourth video in the Trauma series (first two videos = primary and secondary survey), Dr. Rahul Patwari discusses about chest trauma, divided into bl ... Read on »
PE in pregnancy: which diagnostic tests do you use? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Accuracy Valid for practice True to literature Overall quality ... Read on »
Trick of the Trade: External jugular tourniquet by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Paitents can be a challenge when trying to obtain peripheral IV access. The vein may be collapsed from dehydration or scarred because of IV drug use or repeated cannu ... Read on »
Tweet Pearls of the Week 2/22 to 3/1 by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy [ View the story "Tweet Pearls of the Week 2/22 to 3/1" on Storify ] [ View the story "Image Tweets of the Week " on Storify ] Read on »