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Spotlight on An International EM Doc Hilmar Kjartansson, MD, FACEM, a native of Grindavik, Iceland (a small fishing town near Reykjavik), works as the clinical director of emergency medicine at the N
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What Do Residents Need to Know? Emergency departments (EDs) nationwide depend on physician assistants (PAs) to assist in seeing high volumes of patients with varying complaints and complexity. In fac
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A Brief History of Emergency Medical Services in the United States Pre-hospital emergency care in the modern age is often described as a “hierarchy” of human and physical resources utilized in the ac
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Dutch Lessons for U.S. Health Care A 51-year-old female with hypertension calls EMS for palpitations. The crew arrives on the north side of town to a large, somewhat worn apartment complex. A family
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Creando Nuevos Caminos Internacionales: Una Entrevista con el Doctor Haywood Hall En los últimos años, medicina internacional ha tenido un constante crecimiento y expansión dentro de la medicina de u
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The July Effect: Is the Emergency Department Safe? Media outlets have been stepping up their game with increasingly captivating headlines. When we see titles like “Viagra Con Man Hit with a Stiff Sen
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Describing Scribes: Improving Efficiency and Satisfaction in the ED Editor's Note: EM Resident is launching this new series, “What I Wish I Knew,” to help residents and medical students benefit from
Q & A: Blazing International Trails with Dr. Haywood Hall International medicine is an ever-growing and expanding specialty within emergency medicine and other medical fields. Amid all of the growth,
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What? I Have to Leave Residency? Planning for Your ""Real World"" Future It happens every late fall and accelerates into spring; graduating residents start to stress about the move into practice. Not
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Advice on Preparing for a Career Abroad Introducing the Expert Dr. Stephanie Kayden, MD, MPH, Chief, Division of International EM and Humanitarian Programs, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medi