Browsing: Op-Ed

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
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?
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
A naloxone prescription can muddy the waters when applying for disability insurance as a young physician.
A letter to the editor delves into the details of surgical decision-making in the presence of a scrotal hernia and concerning social determinants of health.
All Emergency Medicine Resident Organizations and Students (AEROS) steadfastly opposes the expansion of GME funding to include non-physician practitioners (nurse practitioners and physician assistants