Browsing: Wellness

Want to beat burnout? There's plenty of general advice available. But sometimes you need real-life perspective. For that we spoke with Zachary Olson, MD.
Taking a leave of absence from medical school may be exactly what you need to do your best in residency. But be prepared to prove the benefits of a gap year.
Uninsured patients use the ED as often as the insured yet use other care much less.
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?