Browsing: Wellness

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New Doctors, New Choices: The Delicate Work/Life Balance Tim Murphy, MSIV, University of Connecticut , School of Medicine, Farmington, CT During my third-year rotations, I was frequently regaled with
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Taking the Financial Initiative Nathaniel Minnick, DO, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI Every year the cycle restarts. Newly appointed senior residents begin to search for jobs, comp
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The Art of Adaptation The only thing more intimidating than your first day as an intern is your first day as an attending. There is the inherent realization that you no longer have the safety net of
Feeling the Burn: Tips to Combating Medical Burnout Sepi Jooniani, MD, MPH, Resident, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI What does burnout mean? Do your feelings of cynicism mean you've lost your heart
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Practical EM Ethics Mike Schick, DO, MA, Ultrasound Fellow, UC Davis, Sacramento, CA Case A regular “super user” of your ED, whom you have grown to know well, presents as he typically does. EMS drop
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Confronting Failure, Building Resilience Whether it is in the classroom — or worse, in our caring for patients — eventually we will all experience failure and disappointment. FAILURE. It's something
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Lessons from the ED Finding humility, a servant's heart, and the ability to smile through adversity. It still feels like yesterday when I wrote my farewell to residency. Since then I have worked coun
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You Have Money Questions? We Have Answers. This time of year always prompts discussion regarding the subject of transition. As I visit emergency departments and medical groups throughout the country,
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The Ethics Dilemma Regular discussions of difficult ethical encounters can better prepare training physicians to deal with what are often the most challenging cases. There are fundamental flaws in ho
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Electrical Injuries in Children From the September 2013 issue of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice, “An Evidence-Based Approach to Electrical Injuries in Children.” Reprinted with permission. To