Intro to Fellowships
Introduction to Fellowships
April 15, 2019
This is the first episode in our Fellowships series. Listen in as Dr. Jessie Werner speaks with our EMRA Fellowship Guide Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Krystle Shafer, about EM fellowships. Why should you do one? Which one is right for you? What should you expect from the application process?
Krystle Shafer, MD
Director of EM Critical Care, Wellspan York Hospital
Co-Director Medical Student Clerkship, Wellspan York Hospital
Residency: Wellspan York Hospital
Medical school: University of Maryland SOM
This is the first installment in a series of episodes about Fellowships, brought to you by
hosts Miguel Reyes, MD and Jessie Werner, MD. In this episode, Dr. Krystle Shafer introduces you to Fellowships – why to do one (or not), what to expect, how to be competitive, and more helpful tips. Stay tuned over the next few months as we continue the series and cover the details of specific EM fellowships.
- There are a number of different fellowships in Emergency Medicine. Each one has different requirements and sets you up for a unique career.
- When choosing a fellowship, make sure you're following your passion and have an "end goal" in mind.
- Strong applicants will have a proven track record in that specific area of interest.
- It's never too late to apply for a fellowship.
Sep 24, 2020
Program Director Interview Series: Melissa White, MD | EM Residency Program Director at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Melissa White, MD to learn about the Emory Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
Sep 27, 2020
Toxicology Escape Room at ACEP20
EMRA's Toxicology Committee built a Virtual Escape Room as a clinical challenge and competition during ACEP20. This interactive event included teams from around the country trying to solve tox quizes and challenges to get through the fastest. Check out the game and the walk-through of what the teams experienced.
Oct 09, 2019
Critical Care Alert: Effect of Hydrocortisone on Mortality or Respiratory Support Among Critically Ill with COVID-19 Patients
While the treatment for SARS-CoV-2 continues to evolve, the emergency department remains a primary place for early medical intervention. There is growing evidence to support that initiating steroids with higher potency, relative to hydrocortisone, can positively alter the disease course of a critically ill patient.