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1812, 2017

Meet The 2018 RSO Board!

December 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Dhimitri Nikolla, DO President My name is Dhimitri Nikolla, and I am a 3rd year resident at AHN Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania. I originally hail from Tuxedo, NY where I continue to volunteer as an EMT. I graduated from LECOM – Erie, and la [...]

812, 2017

ACOEP-RSO President and Director of Student Affairs Report

December 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The ACOEP Resident Student Organization (RSO) has taken over a year to form and now we have elected our first RSO Board of Directors! We believe that this leaner board has made us more task-specific in pursuing our mission: to support the continuing educ [...]

2911, 2017

Letter From The Editor- Winter 2018 Edition

November 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Welcome back for another great edition of The Fast Track! The 2017 ACOEP Scientific Assembly  is over, which means that we have a brand new Fast Track team! Check our “Meet the RSO” article to learn more about all the new board members, including our new [...]

1511, 2017

What’s New In EM

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Aadil Vora, OMS-IV NSUCOM The Pediatric Sedation State Scale to assess pediatric procedural sedation (July 2017) Scales that seek to describe the level of sedation achieved during procedural sedation focus largely on physiologic depth, primarily airway a [...]

811, 2017

Fatigue and Poor Appetite In An Elderly Female

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Dhimitri Nikolla, DO AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA CASE An 86 year-old female with a past medical history of chronic congestive heart failure with a dual-chamber pacemaker, hypertension, severe mitral regurgitation, and dementia was sent to the em [...]

111, 2017

The Business Of Healthcare: How Patient Satisfaction Plays A Role

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Alexander Torres, DO Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Lawton, OK Patient satisfaction and its impact on healthcare and health outcomes dates back to the 1950s, where relationships between patients and healthcare providers were examined.1 These relation [...]

2510, 2017

An Ode to Osler: A Physician Profile

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Dominic Williams OMS-IV LECOM - Bradenton “Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.” Have you ever wondered why, as a third-year medical student, you’re cast out into the hospital to fend for yourself among patients? Have you ever [...]

1310, 2017

Wellens Syndrome: The Forgotten Diagnosis

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Frank Wheeler, OMS-IV LECOM-Bradenton Introduction A middle-aged male complaining of resolved chest pain presents to the emergency department (ED). His physical examination is normal. His electrocardiogram (EKG) is seen in Figure 1 and cardiac enzymes we [...]

410, 2017

Lead From The Front

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Christina Powell, OMS-III LECOM-Bradenton In the past, a sentiment existed among some emergency physicians that arriving on time and covering the shift with 100% effort was sufficient for success. However, in the face of increasing competition in the fie [...]

2709, 2017

Happiness In Residency And Beyond

September 27th, 2017|0 Comments

James Chapman, DO Kent Hospital, Warwick, RI Residency is full of tasks that make life busy. Working shifts, studying at home, preparing for weekly lectures, and attending journal club are all part of residency life. On top of this, you are encouraged to [...]

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