31 07, 2017

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

2018-06-04T21:25:10+00:00July 31st, 2017|Academic, Current Events, Summer 2017|

Alexander Torres, DO, PGY-4 Comanche County Memorial Hospital Transitional career phases are, without a doubt, an emotional rollercoaster filled with anxiety, nervousness, and fear, to name just a few. As an emergency medicine physician, you will be continuously challenged throughout your career, no [...]

13 06, 2017

Spring Seminar Recap

2018-06-04T21:26:35+00:00June 13th, 2017|Past Events, Summer 2017|

This year, ACOEP hosted the annual Spring Seminar at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Hotel in Bonita Springs, Florida, from April 18-22, 2017. Dedicated student events took place on Thursday, April 20th, and included first through fourth year medical students, with 15 different schools in attendance.

1 06, 2017

How To Survive The First Two Years Of Medical School

2018-06-04T21:28:23+00:00June 1st, 2017|Health and Wellness, Summer 2017|

Countless tests, endless hours of studying, and bottomless pots of coffee - the first two years of medical school are unlike anything most people will ever experience. As the pressure mounts, so does your stress level. We have compiled 10 tips to not only help you survive the grueling didactic portion of medical school, but to ensure you thrive as you embark on your career in emergency medicine.

1 06, 2017

A Sticky Case of “Splenomegaly”

2018-06-05T13:59:44+00:00June 1st, 2017|Critical Care, Summer 2017|

A 6-year-old female presented with a two-day history of abdominal pain after being referred by her pediatrician for evaluation of "splenomegaly." The patient had been complaining of constipation for the past six days along with a few episodes of nausea and vomiting.  On physical examination, a firm, non-tender mass was palpated extending at least 10 cm below the left costal margin.