Browsing: Heart of EM

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
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.
As emergency physicians, we are trained to carry out complex tasks. We mentally rehearse, read, practice, and teach so that when difficult cases arise, we think clearly and concisely. We thrive in hec
I know you hate the oxygen mask. Do you know how much I wish you didn't need it?
They may have had full lives with love and care and food and jokes before the coronavirus laid claim to them. And though we cannot offer a cure, we offer all we can. Even when it's simply the comfort
"We are sorry, but you did not match to any position." Few sentences are more feared among medical students. Take heart. All is not lost.
Medicine robs you of the most important moments of your life. We need a more accommodating system.
The emergency department can be filled with frustration at times. During the first wave of COVID-19 illnesses, that frustration reached a boiling point.
When a personal unexpected moment faces this EM resident - "Your aorta might rupture" - he pulls his thoughts together about how the uncertain world of EM docs sometimes visits very close to home and