Browsing: July 2017

Does Your Step 1 Score Really Matter? Taking Step 1 is a rite of passage for medical students. If you tell an upperclassman you are studying for this test, they will commiserate with you, remembering
Program Director Interview Series Joshua Broder, MD, FACEP Duke University Emergency Medicine Program This month, Joshua Broder, Program Director of Duke University Emergency Medicine Program, spoke
How Has the ACA Affected the Emergency Department? The Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed in 2010 under the Obama administration, sought to increase availability of health care to Americans, especiall
Find Your Voice! A free trip to Washington D.C.? Sign me up! As a fourth-year medical student who had recently matched into an emergency medicine residency, I thought this non-medical course was a ch
Best Podcasts for the Student EM Nerd As future emergentologists, we sign up for a life of continuous learning. Even after residency, we will be constantly reading published journal articles to updat
Health Policy Journal Club: Striking a Balance Between Access and Cost Freestanding emergency departments offer risks and rewards to our health care system. In the 1970s, the freestanding emergency d