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It's time for every medical student, resident, and practicing physician to stand up against ongoing threats to GME funding. The devastating closure of Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia sho
Sometimes the best on-shift lessons come not from being on the front lines of a code - but from being the shoulder a patient's family leans on.
Decreasing the nurse-to-patient ratio immediately increases the frequency of medication errors and all-cause mortality for all patients in the ED — not only the critically ill ones who just arrived.
What is our role as physicians in confronting the intersection of politics and health? We must be willing to engage in honest dialogue and consider politics as a part of medicine. Enter the debate ove
There's a monumental problem in how patients are billed for emergency visits. It's called surprise billing - and it's definitely not a good surprise.
A critical patient, a lack of ready resources, a panicked crowd pleading for help - it was all there, in the middle of an Outback Steakhouse, when Dr. Joe's love of medicine was put to the test.
With current trends toward increased boarding time in the ED, emergency care has become a multi-stage event that encompasses a lot more than procedures and decision trees.
Sometimes the best investment you can make in your career is also the hardest: it's an investment of time.
The road home beckoned after an utterly draining shift in the ICU. Then came a wreck, self-recrimination - and redemption.
We need to pick up an important new skill, fellow residents: effective advocacy. There's a lot happening in health care policy that affects not only your patients, but also your professional future.