Browsing: October 2014

Dangerous Elements: The Story of Lead and its Toxic Effects A brief history In the roaring twenties, New York City was known to have the United States' premier forensic toxicology lab. Appointed in 1
Celebrating a Banner Year: 2014 Financial Report As we enter October our cycle comes to a close, and EMRA marks another historic year. This month also signifies the end of my term as your treasurer.
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Value of Service: Giving Your Time As I approach the end of my year as EMRA president, I think it's natural to get a bit sentimental. And while yes, I do have one year remaining as immediate past-pre
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Accelerating Toward the Future: New Directions for 2015 I am humbled and thrilled to begin my year of service as your incoming EMRA president. As you may know, I have been involved with EMRA for year
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Choosing EM: The Value of Supporting Student Interest Groups Joshua Feblowitz, MS, MSIV, Former EMIG President, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA The contributions of emergency medicine residents an
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What? I Have to Leave Residency? Planning for Your ""Real World"" Future It happens every late fall and accelerates into spring; graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not
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Small, but Deadly: Nine Pediatric Toxic Ingestions that Can be Fatal at Low Doses Part 1. Single-Pill Killers Introduction In this issue of EM Resident we present Part One in a two-part series on tox
Talk to the Hand: Perilunate Dislocations Sarah Espinoza, MD, Resident Physician, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA Background: Perilunate dislocation with transcaphoid fracture Lunate and perilunate dislo
In a Twist: Testicular Torsion Dhimitri Nikolla, MSIV, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA Tyler Lewandowski, DO, Resident Physician Emergency Medicine, UPMC Hamot, Erie, PA Introduct
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Tips for the Interview Trail Congratulations, EM residency applicants! The toughest part of medical school is behind you. You've taken Step 1 (and most likely, Step 2), you've completed your pre-clin