Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Comprehensive facilities and a world-renowned faculty provide students with a supportive environment to acquire a scientific foundation and develop the skills, attitudes, knowledge and commitments necessary to perform clinical and research activities at the highest level.

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Everything We Wish We Learned in Residency No matter where you are completing your EM residency, a solid clinical education and the opportunity to care for, and learn from, diverse and critically ill
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The Future of EMRA “Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.” Both baseball legend Yogi Berra and Nobel laureate Neils Bohr are credited with versions of this saying. Regardless of
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EMRA at 40: Leaders in the Field EMRA celebrated its 40th anniversary during ACEP14 in Chicago this October, and we were fortunate to welcome one of our founders, Joe Waeckerle, MD, to participate in
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Accelerating Toward the Future: New Directions for 2015 I am humbled and thrilled to begin my year of service as your incoming EMRA president. As you may know, I have been involved with EMRA for year
The Roll-Out of Health Insurance Exchanges: From Disaster to Success On October 1, 2013 U.S. health insurance exchanges opened to enrollees. Individuals were eligible to use the exchanges if they wer
Dangerous Elements: The Story of Lead and its Toxic Effects A brief history In the roaring twenties, New York City was known to have the United States' premier forensic toxicology lab. Appointed in 1
Across the Pond: A Comparison of Emergency Medicine in the US and the UK By sharing EM knowledge internationally, we can integrate new and effective methods of delivering emergency care domestically.
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A Solution to the SGR: Value-Based Medicare Payments You have probably heard of the SGR, or Sustainable Growth Rate. It is a formula that was put in place in 1997 as part of the Balanced Budget Act t