EMOttawa promotes educational content through the idea of #FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education). A lot of insight and expertise exists through the online #FOAMed community, so in no particular order, here are some of the resources we also follow:

  • CanadiEM  – medical pearls, literature updates, Rosen’s podcasts and editorials.
  • Life in the Fast Lane: Excellent teaching cases, ECG’s, and disease summaries.
  • Academic Life in Emergency Medicine – all things evidence based and peer reviewed in the #FOAMed community, with expert commentary and medical wisdom!
  • iLearnEM – A summation of existing #FOAMed resources, with some guidance on the quality of resources available.
  • EM:RAP – Podcast with Emergency Medicine reviews and perspectives, with an special Canadian Edition.
  • Emergency Medicine Cases – knowledge translation and teaching pearls through cased based learning!
  • The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine – Evidence based approach and commentary to various entities within Emergency Medicine.
  • STOPIOID – Effective pain management and the effective prescribing of opioids.