Browsing: June 2021

In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Dr. Gail Baty to learn about the UNM EM Residency Program. If residency in the Land of Enchantment sounds appealin
In this month’s addition to the Program Director Interview Series we got to chat with Shannon Toohey, MD to learn about the UCI Residency Program. Dr. Toohey tells us more about residency in the Golde
At some point along the pathway to becoming a physician - or a better physician - we must pause and ask ourselves, "What am I learning from the hidden curriculum?"
How important is appropriate imaging in the ED? One father - who's also an emergency physician - shares a firsthand account of repeated trips to the pediatric emergency room before imaging helped corr
Lyme disease is one of the most common vector-borne diseases in the United States, affecting over 300,000 people annually between June and December. This case report describes a less common cardiac ma
Before the pandemic it was estimated that up to 10% of children visiting the ED were victims of child abuse or neglect. We must be on the lookout for these patients and have a high index of suspicion
It is estimated there are around 100,000 individuals living in the United States with sickle cell disease (SCD). Patients with sickle cell disease are predisposed to a variety of complications.
The most prevalent medical problems around the globe are in the sphere of headache disorders. Let's discuss the procedure, use, and relevance of Sphenopalatine Ganglion (SPG) blockade in the abortive
Completing an EM intern year during the pandemic was...daunting. Along with seeing so much sadness these past months, every day I wonder – did I matter? Did I make a difference?