Browsing: Practice Environments

Residency provides a built-in community, culture, and structure all its own. But as you look toward those early career years, how do you decide which practice environment is right for you?
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
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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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
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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