Browsing: February 2021

In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Dr. Sarah Dubbs to learn about training at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
After many in emergency medicine celebrated a recent decision to end the X-waiver requirement and clear the way for easier medication-assisted treatment in the emergency department, the waiver of the
Two recent papers offer insight into the use of peripheral IVs to administer vasopressors. Will these studies change your practice for critically ill patients in the emergency department?
As physicians who frequently work with underserved patient populations receiving care from safety net hospitals, emergency physicians should be fierce defenders of the ACA and strong advocates for Med
How could you truly know what it's like in the intensive care unit or emergency department during the peak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic without experiencing it yourself? As a new emergency medicine resi
With levels of COVID increasing globally, the full impact of the pandemic on the mental health of frontline workers is still to be determined. This study sought to assess emergency medicine (EM) physi
Abdominal hernias are not uncommon, but one type can lead to unusual presentations. Find out more about Amyand's hernia, named after the French surgeon who was surprised by an appendix wrapped in an i
In a year ravaged by a global pandemic and uncertainty, three EMRA physicians-in-training were selected for the unique opportunity to be 2020 EMRA/EDPMA Scholars.
Physician suicide was already double the national average pre-COVID. Before social isolation, before PPE fatigue, before our jobs became even harder. One of the biggest problems with stress is that we
As the U.S. struggles to flatten the ever-rising curve of COVID-19, the virus has revealed a new weakness in the health care system. Despite putting their own health at risk to treat victims of the pa