Browsing: Wellness

Preparing for the Match can be all-consuming. But what happens afterward? This 3-part series will explore a few key topics. We addressed housing and finances, and now we tackle professional life.
What's the best way to approach handoffs at the end of a busy shift? Try incorporating cognitive load theory to help improve the process.
An emergency physician must be able to react appropriately to any injury that arrives in the ED. It requires vast amounts of knowledge - but it also demands a skill that serves as the cornerstone of s
Do you remember your very first shift as a physician?
Preparing for the Match can be all-consuming. But what happens afterward? This 3-part series will explore a few key topics. We addressed housing, and now we tackle finances.
When a particularly rough shift ends, do you have a way to leave it behind you?
Every year in March, there's a lot of excitement surrounding Match Week. What happens when the news you receive is not what you wanted to hear?
Lessons on Burnout from a Fire Chief When the fire of residency is burning you up, remember to stay calm, stay low, keep your head up, and focus on what matters most.   It was a dark, calm night at t
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EMRA Wellness: New Year, New You! The new year is upon us, and that means many of us will be setting goals for the new year. That's great! Goals are an important part of wellness. Whether professiona
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EMRA: It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year The holiday season is upon us! Bright lights! Festive decor! And a string of... overnight shifts?  As EM doctors, the holiday season can be a harsh remi