Lehigh Valley Health Network

As a resident with the Department of Emergency Medicine, you’ll gain a diverse educational experience, leading to board certification. Through formal education and direct patient care, you’ll develop clinical skills with an emergency medicine team that cares for more than 140,000 patients each year.

Graduate medical education is a valued tradition that began more than a half-century ago at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). LVHN offers the unique benefits of residency training in both a community hospital and a regional referral center. The hospital's high patient volume, dedicated teaching attendings and diversity of clinical services create an outstanding environment for graduate medical education.

Medical toxicology is a field with diverse - and sometimes disparate - career options. Find out more from Ken Katz, editor-in-chief of the EMRA and ACMT Medical Toxicology Guide.
Every few months a new challenge becomes a viral sensation on social media. One of these challenges - eating a laundry detergent pod - has led to an incredible uptick in potential poisonings (35 times
Anhydrous Caffeine: The Other White Powder One teaspoon of anhydrous caffeine may equal approximately 25-28 cups of coffee, which can be deadly. Caffeine, formally known as (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine),
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Gasping for Air: Albuterol-Induced Lactic Acidosis Pyruvate + NADH + H+  †” lactate + NAD+ Lactic acidosis is a commonly encountered phenomenon within the emergency department (ED). In the setting of
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LAC 2016: Informative and Engaging On May 15-18 this year, more than 500 emergency physicians from around the country joined together in Washington, D.C., at the premier event for learning about and
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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome: The Anti-Munchies Introduction "The munchies” is a common term familiar to both casual and chronic marijuana users that amusingly describes the appetite-stimulating
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A Call to Advocacy As my shift is about to start, I look at the board to see what's new and what may be signed out. There's a drunk patient in bed 5, a psychotic patient in 19 in restraints, over in
Uncomfortably Numb: Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity and Treatment Case Scenario You are in the middle of a busy shift when you receive a pre-hospital call that EMS is 15 minutes out with an active