Marc Cassone, DO

Residency: Geisinger Medical Center
Medical school: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

A small, but often overlooked group of EM applicants are trainees transitioning from other residency programs. The number of residents who have transferred in to EM from other specialties is on the ri
Resident-driven, extracurricular topical discussions can improve and support resident wellness in an emergency medicine (EM) residency. Geisinger Medical Center has developed an innovative, collaborat
Pre-hospital groups like ski patrol provide a great opportunity for EM residents to lead cross-educational training days - while becoming more prepared themselves.
Providing palliation and end-of-life care has become an important aspect of emergency medicine; this has become especially relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic. Comfort measures and terminal extubati
Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) can often be first diagnosed and recognized in an ED setting, both as a primary and incidental finding. Let's review a typical presentation and the unique pathology and s
Ventilator alarms can be the first sign of an acute process and should be addressed immediately. It’s important to understand basic troubleshooting and move beyond DOPES when managing vent alarms.
The AOA/ACGME Single Accreditation System (SAS), also known as the merger, marches steadily toward the 2020 cutoff date for AOA accreditation. What is the status of emergency medicine residency progra