Browsing: December 2020

A pandemic has introduced the house of medicine to unprecedented numbers of hiring freezes, suspended bonuses, and scaled-back continuing medical education funds and stipends. Add to that looming cuts
RJ Sontag, MD, inherited the gavel of EMRA President in October. Learn more about his goals, experience, and outlook.
Nicholas Cozzi, MD, MBA, of Spectrum Health/Michigan State University, has been selected as the next EMRA Representative to ACEP - advocating for the concerns and issues important to the EM trainee.
In a year when health care policy is squarely in the spotlight, get to know new EMRA Board Director of Health Policy Maggie Moran, MD.
Ongoing barriers to medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder contribute to a major care gap, with only 10% of patients seeking long-term OUD treatment able to receive it. It's time to imp
POCUS for the Win is a case series for ultrasound enthusiasts to showcase the ability of ultrasound in making diagnoses at the bedside, often before formal imaging. In this case POCUS is used to diagn
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is a terrifying, relatively frequent cause of intracranial bleeding. It has a significant degree of morbidity and mortality - and therefore is a can't-miss diagnosis.
A novel antibiotic that may play a role in ED management of community acquired pneumonia is lefamulin. What is this medication? How could it fit in the ED paradigm for pneumonia treatment?
One of our nation's greatest health challenges is the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, which is expected to swell by more than 50% by 2035. Many of these diabetic patients will lack both primar
We all face changes every day — whether it is a simple change in the weather, our schedule, or expected change of seasons. Change affects us all, and we each deal with change differently.