Looking back: the first FOAMed meeting in the U.S.

June 20, 2015, 1:29 pm

FOAM mtg 2010

This photograph, from November 2010, documents what was to my knowledge the first #FOAMed get-together on U.S. soil. Gathered that evening at a tapas restaurant in San Francisco during the “Essentials of EM” conference were (from left to right):

It is truly amazing to realize that only four-and-a-half years later, 2000 foamheads from around the world are descending on Chicago for the 3-day festival of life and learning called smaccUS. A lot has happened in that short time, and I think it’s fair to say that the world of medical education has been revolutionized by social media. TPR is looking forward to meeting everyone coming into town this week.

What a short, strange trip it’s been!

 

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