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The practice of emergency medicine is awesome: It is broad, it is intense, knowledge-based, and packed with emotion - and all of that eventually can be exhausting. But being able to pack up leave (a l
Toxicology is a hidden gem in the world of emergency medicine subspecialties. What exactly does a toxicologist do? You might be surprised.
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Ode to Local Tenens: Lessons from the Real World The search for a job out of residency can be an extremely daunting task. Dozens of employment models and practice settings exist, and it is difficult
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Central Line Training in a Resource-Limited Environment Medical residents in the United States have the opportunity to learn and practice procedures on simulators before ever attempting them on a rea
Resident on the Reservation: A Month with the Indian Health Service Tuba City is an unincorporated town baked into the high desert of northern Arizona. With a population of 9,000, it is a major cente
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Interview with Shannon Findlay, MD Shannon Findlay is a PGY-3 and Chief Resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. At the 2016 Society for Acade
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Military Emergency Medicine (EM) Residency Guide: Demystifying the Military Match and Application Process THE MILITARY BOUND MEDICAL STUDENT   The military match process for emergency medicine (EM) c
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The State of Emergency Medicine in Cameroon Cameroon is a West African country with a population of approximately 22 million people and 2 official languages, English and French. The country is divide
A New Frontier: One Resident's Experience in Tamale, Ghana Figure 1. A 64-year-old male with a past medical history of peptic ulcer disease presents to the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) Emergency De
Spotlight on An International EM Doc Hilmar Kjartansson, MD, FACEM, a native of Grindavik, Iceland (a small fishing town near Reykjavik), works as the clinical director of emergency medicine at the N