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Are you among the growing number of trainees opting not to wait to start a family? This is your journey, but remember you are dragging all of your peers and supervisors along with you when you embark
Imagine you have a patient who reports symptoms of depression. After ruling out other causes, you turn to treatment that addresses their mental health and any underlying psychiatric illness - but you
A pandemic has introduced the house of medicine to unprecedented numbers of hiring freezes, suspended bonuses, and scaled-back continuing medical education funds and stipends. Add to that looming cuts
Have an EM story to share? "I want to hear about your struggles, your failures, and your triumphs. Even if you tried and failed, I welcome it," says EM Resident Editor-in-Chief Priyanka Lauber.
An honest and appreciative response from an emergency resident when an attending takes a moment to check in on how this whole new world called ED is going.
During residency you refine the habits that will underpin the quality of your care, job satisfaction, and career progression. Consider some advice based on 36 years of emergency medicine practice in b
Intern year is crowded with new people, new experiences - and new doubts. For all the interns wondering "Am I terrible?" Joan Noelker has a complicated answer: Yes.
As a medical student member of EMRA and ACEP, you have a veritable treasure trove of resources at your disposal. Find out how to use them to improve your knowledge and your practice, both on-shift and
The practice of emergency medicine is awesome: It is broad, it is intense, knowledge-based, and packed with emotion - and all of that eventually can be exhausting. But being able to pack up leave (a l
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.