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CanadiEM Podcasts: CRACKCast, ClerkCast, CarmsCast, First Year Diaries

CanadiEM aims to improve emergency care in Canada by building an online community of practice for healthcare practitioners and providing them with high quality, freely available educational resources. The CanadiEM Podcast brings you cutting edge clinical topics on the National Rounds Series and delves into the struggles that doctors face on the Physicians as Humans Series.

May 10, 2021

In this episode, Tiffany talks with Dr. Jazmyn Shaw, the current EMRA Medical Student Council Chair, about the unique challenges faced by medical students during the COVID pandemic. From being abruptly pulled from rotations, uncertainty over audition rotations, virtual interviews and match to the first doses of a COVID...

May 3, 2021

Core Questions


  1. Define mild, moderate, and severe TBI (including Box 34.1). 
  2. Explain the concepts of cerebral autoregulation and CPP. Why is this clinically relevant? 
    • Primary and secondary brain injury. 
    • direct and indirect brain injury. 
  3. Differentiate between: 
  4. Describe the 4 herniation syndromes 
  5. List the...

Apr 12, 2021

This episode covers a recent article published : "Pharmacokinetics of intramuscular tranexamic acid in bleeding trauma patients"

Apr 7, 2021

Core Questions

  1. What are the injuries for the following blunt trauma mechanisms:
    1. Head-on collision
    2. Rear end collision
    3. Lateral (T-bone) collision
    4. Rollover
    5. Ejected from vehicle
    6. Windshield damage
    7. Steering wheel damage
    8. Dashboard involvement or damage
    9. Restraint or seat belt use
    10. Air bag deployment
    11. Low-speed pedestrian...

Apr 5, 2021


  1. Learn the importance of treatment studies (RCTs) in EBM 
  2. Understand and interpret methods and results of treatment based studies 
  3. Become familiar with critically appraising treatment based studies



  1. Dylan Collins 
  2. Levi Johnston
  3. Dakoda Herman
  4. Jayneel Limbachia
  5. Jake Domm



  1. Warren, Jaimee, et...