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July marks a turning point each year, as new interns arrive in programs throughout the country, newly graduated residents launch the next phase of their careers, and medical students take the next ste
How frequently should a doctor perform a procedure in order to be called "competent" in the skill? Is emergency medicine doing enough to maintain procedural competence?
Whether waiting to unload a patient at the hospital or sitting in the ambulance after clearing a call, EMTs and paramedics (and increasingly social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician
If there's one anxiety-provoking day in a young physician's life, it's Match day.
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
Are you among the growing number of trainees opting not to wait to start a family? This is your journey, but remember you are dragging all of your peers and supervisors along with you when you embark
There has never been a time when a novel virus that ravaged the world was sequenced, studied, and understood down to its genetic makeup so quickly in the entire span of humanity's existence.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the hospital bursting at the seams and patients growing sicker and sicker as they edged toward a lonely death, I answered.
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.
What counts as the "first day"? Is it the intern welcome party? Hospital orientation? When computer access is finally granted? The intern class of 2020 has had a very different experience.