Browsing: Wellness

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How Becoming a Patient's Family Member Changed Me as a Doctor How on earth did patients and loved ones who have no formal training in health care or medicine manage to keep their composure when battl
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Can You Find the Heartbeat of a City in the ED? Dear Dad,  I'm moving to Detroit.  Love, Your only daughter I'll never forget telling my family that I was moving to Detroit. My incredibly sweet, quin
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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
The Many Ways We Appreciate You: #EMDocsRock Pizza parties, team activities, even a mystery date – EM Residents' Appreciation Day 2016 had it all, and “it all” raised the bar for an annual event des
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Wellness: The Life You Save May Be Your Patient's and Your Own Residency has been a challenging but fulfilling chapter in my life. But there have been times when I've fought cynicism and burnout. On
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Letter from the Editor If you had asked my elementary school self what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said an astronaut. I wore space suits made of painter’s coveralls, built a paper-mâc
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Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease From the July 2014 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Emergency Department: Managing Flares and Long-Ter
On Being the Best The first-ever Emergency Medicine Wellness Week™ was observed this January. It was a good opportunity to take stock of wellness on a personal, program-based, and profession-wide lev
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Urinary Tract Infections From the July 2014 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice, “Diagnosis and Management of Urinary Tract Infections in the Emergency Department.” Reprinted with permission. To ac
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Emergency Medicine Wellness Week Learn to Prioritize Your Own Health ACEP as a representative organization of 34,000 physicians has a dual focus: On the one hand we promote the value of our specialty