Welcome to the new WikEM blog

WikEM is excited to announce the launch of its new blog to keep emergency medicine practitioners updated about WikEM current activities.

For those of you not familiar with its history, WikEM, The Global Emergency Medicine Wiki is a global community of medical practitioners that via wiki-software features continually updated emergency medicine information. Its popular point-of-care phone application, which is a rapid reference for key emergency medicine content, has been downloaded by tens-of-thousands of users worldwide. WikEM is intended for clinicians only and not directly for patients.

WikEM first started as a series of notes that were hand passed (and then “beamed” on PDAs) from resident to resident at the Harbor-UCLA Emergency Medicine Residency Program.  … Read more

Hard At Work

Welcome everyone to the WikEM Blog.  This will be the official site for updates, announcements, and initiatives taken on by the WikEM organization.  Collaboration and new ideas are always welcome.  You may always email info@wikem.org and freely contribute to wikem.org

Current Projects:

  1. Site Upgrades with Referencing modules to allow for increased Evidence Based Content
  2. Continued Mobile Development with bug fixes
  3. Development of the Global Emergency Medicine Curriculum
  4. Promotion and Recruitment for Resident Editors
  5. Expansion of Institution and Residency specific administration pages
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