Browsing: August 2016

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
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
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
In-Service Exams, E-Orals, and a New Emergency Medicine Dual Specialty Updates from the American Board of Emergency Medicine Today's emergency medicine residents are more tech-savvy than ever, and th
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
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
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
Bupropion: Skinny Happy Drug or Toxicologic Menace? A 24-year-old woman with a history of bulimia and depression is brought to the emergency department by ambulance. The patient is agitated and unab
How Becoming a Patient's Family Member Changed Me as a Doctor How on earth did patients and loved ones who have no formal training in health care or medicine manage to keep their composure when battl
Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Infective Endocarditis Pediatric infective endocarditis (IE) is a diagnostically challenging infection in children, as it often presents with vague or subtle sig