9 07, 2018

EM Board Review

2018-07-09T22:24:54+00:00July 9th, 2018|Current Events, Summer 2018|

1. Which patient is LEAST at risk of experiencing a heat related emergency? A. 80-year-old male with a past medical history of congestive heart failure on sertraline and tramadol B.  3-year-old female accidentally left in a vehicle on a hot summer day C.  40-year-old male with a past medical history [...]

26 06, 2018

AEROS Meeting Recap

2018-06-26T15:18:13+00:00June 26th, 2018|Past Events, Summer 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

Dhimitri Nikolla, DO RSO President AHN Saint Vincent Hospital, Erie, PA. On April 22, 2018, Kaitlin Bowers, DO (RSO Past-President), Kristen Kennedy, M.Ed. (ACOEP Director of Education Services), and myself attended and participated in the inaugural All EM Resident Organizations and Students (AEROS) [...]

29 05, 2018

How to Be That Person Without Being THAT Person…Tips and Tricks for a Successful Emergency Medicine Rotation

2018-05-29T20:52:39+00:00May 29th, 2018|Academic, Winter 2018|

Emily Howell, OMS-IV LECOM-Bradenton As emergency medicine becomes more competitive, audition rotations have become increasingly important. These rotations offer the opportunity for programs to assess a candidate’s potential for residency while allowing the candidate to experience potential training [...]

9 05, 2018

Go To A Conference

2018-06-04T21:29:52+00:00May 9th, 2018|Spring 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

Richard Newman, OMS-III WVSOM How are you sure Emergency Medicine (EM) is the field for you? This was a daunting question for me as a first-year medical student with little exposure to any other specialty than family medicine. How do you go from what you think you enjoy to finding your calling? EM h [...]

3 05, 2018

Time for Change

2018-06-04T20:34:47+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Spring 2018, The Fast Track Issues|

Aaron Markwith, OMS-II Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine For years, I counseled patients on the importance of taking care of themselves. Obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, and high cholesterol seemed to dominate every patient chart I encountered. I knew the risks as [...]