Resident Unions Part 2: Getting Organized
Oct. 21, 2022
Unions have a long and storied history in the United States – but not within the house of medicine. Yet as the practice of medicine has become enveloped by business interests, unionization is taking root. More than 22,000 resident physicians are already union members. Where do you start if you want to organize? EMRA*Cast host Matt Dillon, MD, (@mdmd_8889) presents part 2 of this series.
Resident Unions Part 1: How Can They Help?
Sept. 1, 2022
The structure of medical training and board certification creates a power differential in that employment setting. Can resident unions help? EMRA*Cast host Matt Dillon, MD, (@mdmd_8889) talks with UCLA union members Anna Yap, MD, (@annayap) and Kenneth Kim, MD, about the power of a unified resident body.
The Difficult Airway with Colin McCloskey
Jan. 1, 2022
It's the EM resident's responsibility to learn and perfect the basics of the airway - including those difficult cases. On this episode of EMRA*Cast, host Matt Dillon, MD, shares insight and 4 key lessons from Colin McCloskey, MD, board-certified in both anesthesiology critical care medicine and emergency medicine.
Being a Dad in Medicine
Aug. 1, 2021
Being a parent is tough. Being a parent AND a doctor is real tough. Join these dads - host Matt Dillon and guests Geoff Comp, Drew Kalnow, and Alex Waggener - as they meander through tips and tricks about the when's and what-if's of starting a family during your medical training and career. No experts to be found here, just a handful of dads doing their best and sharing their experiences.
Substance Use Disorder: Say Goodbye to the X-waiver
May 1, 2021
Ever wonder why no one questions your opioid prescriptions, but when it comes to prescribing opioid withdrawal therapy there are miles of red tape? With legislative relief in sight, it's time to learn more about how to treat patients with substance use disorder. Guests Reuben Strayer and Lucinda Lai discuss when and how to treat SUD-related conditions in the emergency department and share details about a new curriculum developed with a grant from SAMHSA.
Educational Resources for an EM Resident
Feb. 15, 2021
New to emergency medicine residency and trying to take that first step towards building your knowledge base? Maybe you're trying to optimize your study strategy? Look no further! The great thing about EM is that we LOVE medical education. Today we take a look at a variety of educational resources to help build a solid foundation of your medical/clinical knowledge.
Pain Management with Dr. Sergey Motov, Part 2
Dec. 1, 2020
Do you ever get overwhelmed with all the ED analgesic options? In part 2 of our series on ED Pain Management, Dr. Sergey Motov of Maimonides Medical Center helps break things down, reviewing a few cases and finishing with Sergey's 10 Commandments of ED Pain Management.
Pain Management with Dr. Sergey Motov
Nov. 15, 2020
Do you ever get overwhelmed with all the ED analgesic options? Dr. Sergey Motov from Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn helps breaks down ED pain management. We cover everything from topical NSAIDs to ketamine infusions. Curious which opioid to go with or what dosing? Look no further.