EM:RAP COVID-19 Resources


COVID-19 is officially a pandemic and its effects are being felt across the world. EM:RAP is committed to providing the EM community with the latest news and education needed to navigate this rapidly-changing environment. This page contains a variety of free resources EM:RAP is producing to support the EM community and their patients during this challenging time.


EM:RAP is hosting regular live events during this crisis. Check this page often for the latest updates. Once a live event has occurred, we will post the recording from that show below in the "videos" section of this page.


Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. PST

Title: EM:RAP Live: COVID-19 Update

Summary: Coming Soon!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxwzhuYyeejWW1MIwIXi1Iw


We are continually updating this resource with the latest literature, guidance, and other resources.

Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Chapter


March 27, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march9/emrap2020march1

EM:RAP BREAKING NEWS: Lung ultrasound and COVID-19

Drs. Anand Swaminathan, Jacob Avila, and Mike Stone


March 25, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/rop2020march25/covid

Right on Prime BREAKING NEWS: Preparing for an influx of COVID-19 patients in the rural setting

Adrien Selim, MD and Vanessa Cardy, MD FCFP


March 23, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march8/emrap2020march

EM:RAP Audio: CorePendium chapter updates

Mel Herbert, MD and Jessica Mason, MD


March 21, 2020: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-wont-hurt-a-bit/id1047494657

This Won't Hurt a Bit: The latest in COVID-19 news, medical science, and cocktail recipes

Dr. Mel Herbert, Dr. Jessica Mason, and Dave Mason


March 20, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march7/emrap2020march

EM:RAP BREAKING NEWS: Clinical decisions tools and COVID-10

Drs. Anand Swaminathan, Joe Habboushe, and Eric Steinberg


March 19, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/rop2020march19/rop2020march19

Right on Prime BREAKING NEWS: COVID in Pregnancy

Penny Wilson, MD and Heidi James, MD


March 16, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march5/emrap2020march

EM:RAP BREAKING NEWS: An Italian physician's experience with patients in the hot zone

Simon Carley, MD and Roberto Cosentini, MD


March 13, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march3/emrap2020march

EM:RAP BREAKING NEWS: Management of the critical COVID-19 patient

Anand Swaminathan, MD FAAEM and Scott Weingart, MD


March 6, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march2/emrap2020march

EM:RAP BREAKING NEWS: Pearls on ventilating COVID-19 patients

Haney Mallemat, MD FAAEM and Anand Swaminathan, MD FAAEM


March 3, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/emrap2020march1/emrap2020march


Anand Swaminathan, MD and Isaac Bogoch, MD


March 25, 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e51V9M2avrw

An EM:RAP LIVE Special Edition on the COVID-19 pandemic

Drs. Evie Marcolini, Scott Weingart, Anand Swaminathan, David Talan, Dara Kass, Jenny Beck-Esmay, and Mel Herbert

March 19, 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8We9m3egLbc&feature=youtu.be

An EM:RAP LIVE Special Edition on the COVID-19 pandemic

Drs. Mel Herbert, Jessica Mason, David Schriger, and David Talan

March 16, 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5PAPOl1tA0

A walkthrough of the COVID-19 CorePendium Chapter

Mel Herbert, MD and Jessica Mason, MD

March 11, 2020: https://www.emrap.org/episode/covid19updateem/covid19updateem

An EM:RAP LIVE Special Edition on the COVID-19 pandemic

Mel Herbert, MD and David Talan, MD


In an effort to provide high-quality Emergency Medicine educational content for residency programs' weekly conference during social distancing, we have created a suggested weekly curriculum. NOTE: EM:RAP is providing all Residency Directors, Associate Directors, and Assistant Directors with free 3-month EM:RAP subscriptions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. To request access, please send us a message at contact@emrap.org.

EM:RAP Preselected Conference Content:


How to use ZOOM for Conferences

In the Video below, Mel explains how to use the popular video conferencing solution Zoom.us to provide remote conference content to your residents.


If you have any questions about these resources, find errors in our materials, or have any other relevant COVID-19 inquiries, please direct those to contact@emrap.org.

The use of the materials on this page is subject to EM:RAP's Terms of Service: https://www.emrap.org/terms.