Browsing: Editorial

Gun violence continues to have a dramatic impact on our society - and emergency physicians get more practice than they want in caring for the resulting injuries. Isn't it time for things to change?
When a particularly rough shift ends, do you have a way to leave it behind you?
The percentage of students matching at their preferred programs has remained stable over the past several years. Unfortunately, one number has NOT remained stable: the number of programs to which appl
In advance of National EMS Week 2018, former firefighter Tommy Eales explains what EM residents can learn from their EMS colleagues.
Lessons on Burnout from a Fire Chief When the fire of residency is burning you up, remember to stay calm, stay low, keep your head up, and focus on what matters most.   It was a dark, calm night at t
In Memoriam: Kevin G. Rodgers, MD Dec. 21, 1955 – Nov. 20, 2017 He led by example, always made time to teach, and above all else, was a fierce advocate for the residents. It was the mid-afternoon shi
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The Best of Humanity: In the Worst of Times To a medical student, perspective is everything. The way we view our time spent studying in the classroom, the way we process our clinical experiences, and
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Letter from the Editor EM Resident magazine is EMRA's bi-monthly publication that serves as the platform from which we amplify the many different voices that make our organization extraordinary. In m
Letter from the Editor One of my first editions as Editor-in-Chief of EM Resident featured a story about the fascinating history of space medicine. I loved this article not only because it introduced
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Saber Tooth Tigers: Tactical Thinking in Emergency Medicine The double doors leading to the emergency department opened and I was greeted by a large, startling Ice Age animal that opened its menacing