ALiEM AIR | Infectious Disease 2019 Module

Welcome to the AIR Infectious Disease Module! After carefully reviewing all relevant posts from the top 50 sites of the Social Media Index, the ALiEM AIR Team is proud to present the highest quality online content related to infectious disease emergencies. 9 blog posts within the past 12 months (as of September 2019) met our standard of online excellence and were curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. We identified 1 AIR and 8 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 4.5 hours (about 30 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

Welcome to the AIR Infectious Disease Module! After carefully reviewing all relevant posts from the top 50 sites of the Social Media Index, the ALiEM AIR Team is proud to present the highest quality online content related to infectious disease emergencies. 9 blog posts within the past 12 months (as of September 2019) met our standard of online excellence and were curated and approved for residency training by the AIR Series Board. We identified 1 AIR and 8 Honorable Mentions. We recommend programs give 4.5 hours (about 30 minutes per article) of III credit for this module.

AIR Stamp of Approval and Honorable Mentions

In an effort to truly emphasize the highest quality posts, we have 2 subsets of recommended resources. The AIR stamp of approval is awarded only to posts scoring above a strict scoring cut-off of ≥30 points (out of 35 total), based on our scoring instrument. The other subset is for “Honorable Mention” posts. These posts have been flagged by and agreed upon by AIR Board members as worthwhile, accurate, unbiased, and appropriately referenced despite an average score.

 

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Highlighted Quality Posts: Infectious Disease Emergencies

Article Author(s) Date Label
Sepsis and Septic Shock Anton Helman, MD 26 Mar 2019 AIR
Sepsis Update 2019 Scott Weingart, MD 21 Feb 2019 HM
New PECARN febrile infant rule Jason Woods, MD 19 Jun 2019 HM
Tamiflu Debacle Salim Rezaie, MD 24 Oct 2018 HM
Fournier’s Gangrene Tim Montrief, MD and Jonathan Auerbach, MD 1 Jul 2019 HM
Cellulitis Antibiotics Review Colleen Laurence, MD  8 July 2019 HM
Antibiotic Review: STI Christa Pulvino, MD 13 Aug 2019 HM
TSS Sean Fox, MD 1 Mar 2019 HM
Tracheitis Sean Fox, MD 30 Nov 2018 HM

(AIR = Approved Instructional Resource; HM = Honorable Mention)

If you have any questions or comments on the AIR series, or this AIR module, please contact us!

Thank you to the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) and the Council of EM Residency Directors (CORD) for jointly sponsoring the AIR Series! We are thrilled to partner with both on shaping the future of medical education.

 

From the ALiEM AIR Executive Board and ALiEMU Team

  • Farhad Aziz
  • Jeremy Branzetti
  • Hari Bhatt
  • Chris Belcher
  • Adam Evans
  • Sean Fox
  • Chris Gaafary
  • Andrew Grock
  • Jacob Hennings
  • Jaime Jordan
  • Nikita Joshi
  • Jay Khadpe
  • Michelle Lin
  • Allie Min
  • Eric Morley
  • Salim Rezaie
  • Lynn Roppolo
  • Matthew Rosen
  • Kaushal Shah
  • Derek Sifford
  • Anand Swaminathan
  • Wes Trueblood
  • Natasha Wheaton
  • David Yang

Author information

Chris Belcher, MD

Chris Belcher, MD

Editor, ALiEM AIR Series
Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

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