8 07, 2019

Interviewing The Interviewers

2019-07-08T09:05:12-05:00July 8th, 2019|Summer 2019, The Fast Track Issues|

Christina Powell, DO Past Director of Student Affairs, ACOEP-RSO University of Maryland Medical Center, Class of 2022 As we transition to yet another cycle of daunting applications, painfully edited personal statements, and hours waiting anxiously by the phone for interview offers to enter the email [...]

26 03, 2019

Acute Lower Extremity Paralysis: A Sign of Decompensated Hyperthyroidism

2019-06-14T08:44:44-05:00March 26th, 2019|Current Events, Spring 2019, The Fast Track Issues|

John Oh, MD Ashley Lauria, DO Kent Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Introduction This case describes a young male who presented to the Emergency Room (ER)  with a chief complaint of sudden onset bilateral lower extremity paralysis. He was found to have thyrotoxic periodic paralysis (TPP), which [...]

20 02, 2019

The Winter Student Symposium – I Didn’t Know What to Expect

2019-02-20T15:19:13-05:00February 20th, 2019|Current Events, The Fast Track Issues, Winter 2019|

Zach Mauro OMS-III, EMT-P ACOEP-RSO Conference Co-Chair The Winter Student Symposium - I didn't know what to expect "ABCDE and a secondary survey will never fail you!" "If you don't already, you're going to love ultrasound at the end of today!" "We [as residency programs] want to know why you want t [...]

12 02, 2019


2019-02-12T14:24:15-05:00February 12th, 2019|The Fast Track Issues, Winter 2019|

Taylor Klein, OMS-II, NRAEMT AZCOM I’d be surprised to encounter someone working in healthcare who doesn’t remember their first experience with death.  We are taught that it’s inevitable; we can’t save everyone. We know that we will eventually encounter patients who are beyond the help of medical in [...]