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Letter from the Editor I cried the first time I read general surgery resident Dr. Joshua Corso's Facebook post about his blood-stained shoes in the aftermath of the Orlando shooting. It went somethin
A New Frontier: One Resident's Experience in Tamale, Ghana Figure 1. A 64-year-old male with a past medical history of peptic ulcer disease presents to the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) Emergency De
Weighed Down by Words: How to Recognize and Avoid Anchoring Bias “Chief complaint: flank pain.” I started thinking about my differential: nephrolithiasis, urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, pel
Letter from the Editor Spring has sprung, summer is almost here, moods and pool covers have been lifted. Residency is flying by, and like seasons, the more I know and the more experiences I have, the
Letter from the Editor I had no intention of watching the entire first season of Fuller House in one day. Instead, I had a mile-long to-do list that should have been completed before my next shift: a
Letter from the Editor If you had asked my elementary school self what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said an astronaut. I wore space suits made of painter’s coveralls, built a paper-mâc
Looking at the Past, Stepping into the Future The St. Louis International Film Festival recently featured EMRA's Emmy Award-winning documentary 24/7/365: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine. In this
Final Words As I write this, my final EM Resident article in the role of EMRA president, it has now been 12 months since I completed my emergency medicine residency at Washington University in St. Lo
One Year Gone: Reflections on EMRA One Year Out of Residency With this month, I have now officially been an attending emergency physician for one year. Residency graduation seems like it was just ye
Building EMRA Your Growth, Our Evolution In my seven years as an EMRA member, I have seen our association grow in size, strength, and influence. We've added not just members, but also accomplishments