Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

We are dedicated to the ongoing developments and improvements in the quality and efficiency of clinical care, achievements in science, success in medical student and resident education, and breakthroughs in technology that improve patient care delivery. All of the programs within emergency medicine are geared toward a single vision – the achievement of the best patient experience.

Kawasaki Disease and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) can be challenging to distinguish, especially because COVID-19 infections can be asymptomatic. Ongoing studies are helping emergency phys
Completing an EM intern year during the pandemic was...daunting. Along with seeing so much sadness these past months, every day I wonder – did I matter? Did I make a difference?
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
While hotspotting seems like a promising concept, a study shows that a care-transition program may not be effective in medically complex and socially complex communities.
Social media has made everyone an epidemiologist in this era of COVID-19. But surprise! Details matter. Learn how to interpret the data and consider it in context.
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.
Two techniques are currently used for guidewire insertion during central venous catheterization: introducer needle and angiocatheter over an introducer needle. Is one technique better than the other?
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Health Policy Journal Club: Access to Specialists Worse with Medicaid Orthopedic appointment availability 5 times higher for uninsured than for Medicaid Increase outpatient services and thereby decre
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Diversity and Inclusion in Emergency Medicine As our country grows more diverse, tackling health disparities is imperative to improving patient outcomes. After all, human experiences and cultural per
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A Brief History of Emergency Medical Services in the United States Pre-hospital emergency care in the modern age is often described as a “hierarchy” of human and physical resources utilized in the ac