Browsing: August 2016

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EMRA Mentorship Program Check out EMRA's mentorship program! Many believe that having a physician mentor is one of the most valuable resources for medical students interested in becoming a successful
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Program Director Interview Series: Mary Westergaard, MD, FACEP | University of Wisconsin This month we interviewed Mary Westergaard, MD, FACEP, Program Director at the University of Wisconsin Emergen
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LAC 2016: Informative and Engaging On May 15-18 this year, more than 500 emergency physicians from around the country joined together in Washington, D.C., at the premier event for learning about and
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EndStep2CS, Gun Violence Research, GME Funding, and More EM Updates from the 2016 AMA Annual Meeting The American Medical Association (AMA) met in Chicago June 11-15 to discuss key issues pertaining
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In This State House: Life as a Physician in the Legislature There I was, sitting in Starbucks with a recently elected state representative. As a new healthy policy fellow and emergency physician, I w
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Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine As our country grows more diverse, tackling health disparities is imperative to improving patient outcomes. After all, human experiences and cultural per
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It's Time to Take a Stand On June 12, 2016, the United States was again shaken to its core and reminded of the devastation that guns can cause. In a span of 3 hours, more than 50 young people were ki
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Mel Herbert, MD, MBBS, BMedSci, FACEP, FAAEM @MelHerbert   The incomparable Mel Herbert will serve as a judge for EMRA's 20 in 6 Resident Lecture Competition in Las Vegas. As one of the highly acclai
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Taking the Plunge: Lessons from ACEP's EMBRS Workshop Interested in pursuing a fellowship that will require research? Better yet, interested in a career in emergency medicine research? ACEP's Emergen
ECG Challenge Case. A 75-year-old male with a history of systolic congestive heart failure, hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presents with shortness o