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If pediatric abdominal ultrasound is routinely and deliberately taught to EM residents, a cultural shift away from obtaining abdominal CTs in children would be the desired outcome.
Medical eponyms like “Grave’s disease” and “Bell’s palsy” suggest, misleadingly, either a sense of ownership or perhaps a personal affliction of the individual named. Additionally, eponyms complicate
As emergency physicians, it is imperative to understand how environmental factors affect our practice of medicine. Climate change and its effects can feel daunting and out of our control; however, we
Although burnout and mental health challenges can be driven by a multitude of diverse triggers, this crisis among healthcare providers needs to be assessed on various organizational levels to develop
Emergency medicine is, and will continue to be, an amazing specialty because of the patients we serve, the people we work with (which, hopefully, will include you), and our willingness to be there for
The field of EM continues to grow and evolve. Should practitioners adapt and expand their acceptance of patient visits for care of chronic issues that can be considered life-threatening?
At the beginning of my term as your EMRA president, one of our priorities was for EMRA to be the leading source of career planning guidance as you work your way through residency, graduate, and tackle
How does EMRA work for you? EMRA President Angela Cai's story was impacted by every piece of EMRA's representative process.
SLOEs are arguably the most influential piece of a medical student's application to an EM residency. Yet, there is an important distinction from other factors such as board scores, grades, and experie
Medicine is unique. Our training attempts to mold us into type-A, meticulous humanoids. We prepare for immense stress, learning to make critical decisions in seconds regardless of our need to use the