- To promote emergency PoCUS education for practicing physicians, residents, and medical students.
- To promote and foster collaboration in emergency PoCUS research
- To assist in the development of Emergency PoCUS competency assessment tools and pathways for ongoing
- To provide a networking forum for CAEP members interested in emergency PoCUS
- To collaborate with other PoCUS groups, both nationally and internationally
Supporting emergency ultrasound education, research and clinical integration.
2023 Winner: Kim DJ, Burton JE, Hammad A, Sabhaney V, Freder J, Bone JN, Ahn JS. Test characteristics of ultrasound for the diagnosis of peritonsillar abscess: A
systematic review and meta-analysis. Acad Emerg Med 2023; doi:10.1111/acem.14660.
2022 Winner: Hussein L, Rehman MA, Jelic T, Berdnikov A, Teran F, Richards S, Askin N, Jarman R; SHoC Investigators and the Resuscitative TEE Collaborative Registry Investigators. Transoesophageal echocardiography in cardiac arrest: A systematic review. Resuscitation. 2021 Nov;168:167-175. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.08.001.
2023 Winner: Hilsden R, Mitrou N, Hawel J, Leeper R, Thompson D, Myslik F. Point of care biliary ultrasound in the emergency department (BUSED) predicts final surgical management decisions. Trauma Surg Acute Care Open. 2022 Sep 2;7(1):e000944. doi: 10.1136/tsaco-2022-000944.
2022 Winner: Surdhar I, Jelic T. The erector spinae plane block for acute pain management in emergency department patients with rib fractures. CJEM. 2022 Jan;24(1):50-54. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00203-x.
2023 Winner: Lebeau R, Robert-Halabi M, Pichette M, Vinet A, Sauv頃, Dilorenzo M, Le V, Piette E, Brunet M, B餡rd W, Serri K, Poulin F. LV EF using a simplified wall motion score based on mid-PSSA and A4C views for non-cardiologists. BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2023; 23:115.
2022 Winner: Sharif S, Vlahaki D, Skitch S, Truong J, Freeman S, Sidalak D, Healey A. Evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound for cholelithiasis and cholecystitis in a canadian emergency department. CJEM. 2021 Sep;23(5):626-630. doi: 10.1007/s43678-020-00068-6.
2023 Winner: Bell C, Newbigging J, Sheppard G, Aspler A, Kim DJ. A primer for clinical POCUS leadership in your emergency department. CJEM 2023; 25:266-268.
2022 Winner: Aspler A, Wu A, Chiu S, Mohindra R, Hannam P. Towards quality assurance: implementation of a POCUS image archiving system in a high-volume community emergency department. CJEM. 2022 Mar;24(2):219-223. doi: 10.1007/s43678-021-00228-2.
2023 Winner: Chenkin J, Jelic T, Hockmann E. Optimizing simulator-based training for
emergency TEE: A randomized controlled trial. AEM Educ Train 2023; 7:e10845.
2022 Winner: Prager R, Pageau P, Hodges T, Yan C, Woo M, Nemnom MJ, Millington S, Holden M, St-Gelais R, Cheung WJ. Characterizing the biomechanical differences between novice and expert point-of-care ultrasound practitioners using a low-cost gyroscope and accelerometer integrated sensor: A pilot study. AEM Educ Train. 2022 Apr 1;6(2):e10733. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10733.
2023 Winner: Henneberry R, Weagle K. Emergency department point-of-care
ultrasound diagnosis of a complete molar pregnancy presenting as first trimester
bleeding. CJEM 2022; 24:783-785.
2022 Winner: Bouwsema M, Bell C. Hickam’s Dictum Incarnate: A Case of Simultaneous Left-Sided Urolithiasis and Ruptured Iliac Artery Aneurysm. POCUS J. 2022 Apr 21;7(1):127-128. doi: 10.24908/pocus.v7i1.15020.
Literature Primer Series:
Kim DJ, Bell CR, Jelic T, Thavanathan R, Heslop CL, Myslik F, Lewis D, Atkinson P, Chenkin J, Buchanan IM, Olszynski P, Sheppard G, Burwash-Brennan T, Lalande E. Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Literature Primer: Key Papers on Renal and Biliary POCUS. Cureus. 2023 Apr 8;15(4):e37294. doi: 10.7759/cureus.37294.
Kim DJ, Bell C, Jelic T, Sheppard G, Robichaud L, Burwash-Brennan T, Chenkin J, Lalande E, Buchanan I, Atkinson P, Thavanathan R, Heslop C, Myslik F, Lewis D. Point of Care Ultrasound Literature Primer: Key Papers on Focused Assessment With Sonography in Trauma (FAST) and Extended FAST. Cureus. 2022 Oct 6;14(10):e30001. doi: 10.7759/cureus.30001.
Does Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Improve Clinical Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients With Undifferentiated Hypotension? An International Randomized Controlled Trial From the SHoC-ED Investigators? An International Randomized Controlled Trial From the SHoC-ED Investigators
Kim DJ, Burton JE, Hammad A, Sabhaney V, Freder J, Bone JN, Ahn JS. Test characteristics of ultrasound for the diagnosis of peritonsillar abscess: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Acad Emerg Med. 2023 Aug;30(8):859-869. doi: 10.1111/acem.
Subramony R, Spann R, Medak A, Campbell C. Ultrasound-Guided vs. Landmark Method for Subclavian Vein Catheterization in an Academic Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2022 Jun;62(6):760-768. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2021.11.002.
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