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Q & A: Medical Student Council - New Leadership, Same Goal The EMRA Medical Student Council is among the busiest branches of our bustling association, with student membership growing exponentially in
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Weighed Down by Words: How to Recognize and Avoid Anchoring Bias “Chief complaint: flank pain.” I started thinking about my differential: nephrolithiasis, urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, pel
Letter from the Editor Spring has sprung, summer is almost here, moods and pool covers have been lifted. Residency is flying by, and like seasons, the more I know and the more experiences I have, the
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ACGME Congress on Resident Learning and Working Environment: ACEP Testimony and Position Paper (reprinted with permission) Stephen Wolf, MD, FACEP Chair, ACEP Task Force on Resident Duty Hours I woul
Leaving our Agendas at the Door Over the past year, many of us have seen images of refugees and migrants attempting to flee countries of political unrest and move toward Western Europe. Many times, m
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Shift Fatigue At the 11th Hour We have all felt it. The fatigue. The hunger. The hazy fog that ensues 11 hours into our shift. How does the average physician react in times of mental exhaustion? Do w
Letter from the Editor I had no intention of watching the entire first season of Fuller House in one day. Instead, I had a mile-long to-do list that should have been completed before my next shift: a
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Resident Duty Hours Residency work hour restrictions are again at the forefront of discussion among emergency medicine leaders. It has been 5 years since the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medica
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Letter from the Editor If you had asked my elementary school self what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said an astronaut. I wore space suits made of painter’s coveralls, built a paper-mâc
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Looking at the Past, Stepping into the Future The St. Louis International Film Festival recently featured EMRA's Emmy Award-winning documentary 24/7/365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine. In this