Indiana University School of Medicine

The IU School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine residency in Emergency Medicine focuses on innovation and resident ownership. Department faculty consider residents to be primary stakeholders in their education and development of the curriculum. Residents are expected to leave their mark on the program and on the specialty of emergency medicine — during residency and well into their career.

Gun violence continues to have a dramatic impact on our society - and emergency physicians get more practice than they want in caring for the resulting injuries. Isn't it time for things to change?
In advance of National EMS Week 2018, former firefighter Tommy Eales explains what EM residents can learn from their EMS colleagues.
In Memoriam: Kevin G. Rodgers, MD Dec. 21, 1955 – Nov. 20, 2017 He led by example, always made time to teach, and above all else, was a fierce advocate for the residents. It was the mid-afternoon shi
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Letter from the Editor EM Resident magazine is EMRA's bi-monthly publication that serves as the platform from which we amplify the many different voices that make our organization extraordinary. In m
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To Cuff or Not to Cuff...That is the Question You are working a busy shift in the emergency department when you answer the EMS radio: “10-month-old, active compressions, GCS 3, be there in 2!” As yo
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Program Director Interview Series: Butch Humbert, MD | Indiana University This month, we interviewed Aloysius "Butch" Humbert, MD, Program Director at Indiana University School of Medicine's emergenc
POLST: Guiding Providers in End of Life Care It is 9 a.m. in the emergency department when triage announces overhead, “Cardiac arrest. 5 minutes.” A few minutes later, the EMS crew arrives actively d
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Cervical Spine Imaging in Pediatric Trauma A 4-year-old boy is brought to the emergency department after a high-speed motor vehicle collision. He was the restrained backseat passenger of a vehicle th
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The Pediatric Airway Clinical Scenario You are working an overnight shift at a single-coverage emergency department, when EMS calls ahead with a pediatric medical alert. They are three minutes out wi
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A Reflection on Mental Health and Emergency Medicine After a knock on the door, I entered the hospital room to find Lisa, a 12-year-old patient who was seated on the exam table, eyes fixed on her sho