Browsing: Editorial

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It's Time to Take a Stand On June 12, 2016, the United States was again shaken to its core and reminded of the devastation that guns can cause. In a span of 3 hours, more than 50 young people were ki
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Can You Find the Heartbeat of a City in the ED? Dear Dad,  I'm moving to Detroit.  Love, Your only daughter I'll never forget telling my family that I was moving to Detroit. My incredibly sweet, quin
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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
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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
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
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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
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
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