AAEM Young Physicians, Residents, and Students

 
 
  • Spotlight on EM Leaders: Dr. Jesse Pines A Q&A with Jesse Pines, MD, Director of the Center for Health Care Quality and Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy at George Washington University.
  • Bath Salts and Synthetic Cannabinoids: A Review The use of so-called bath salts and marijuana alternatives is increasingly concerning. Public awareness can help predict complications from these drugs and allow for the timely initiation of care.
  • ED Drug Shortages: How AAEM/RSA Is Helping AAEM/RSA is adding their support to combat national drug shortages, which are increasingly affecting ED physicians and the patients who depend on them.
  • Mel Herbert on Technology's Role in EM Education and Training Dr. Mel Herbert, host of Emergency Medicine: Reviews And Perspectives (EM:RAP), talks about how EM education and training can be improved through the use of better technology.
  • Spotlight on Leaders in Emergency Medicine: Dr. Mark Reiter Dr. Mark Reiter, attending emergency department physician at St. Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is interviewed by Leana S. Wen, AAEM/RSA secretary/treasurer.
  • Evaluation, Diagnosis, Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage A review of the latest literature and guidelines on how best to diagnose and treat subarachnoid hemorrhage in the emergency department.
  • New Grads: What Type of EM Job Do You Want? In his Group Decisions column, YPS Communications Chairman Jeff Pinnow, MD, offers a career refresher to new grads who don't yet have a job and to those who have a job but may be looking for a change.
  • Spotlight on an EM Leader: Larry Weiss, MD, JD Dr. Leana S. Wen, AAEM/RSA secretary-treasurer, interviews Dr. Larry Weiss, immediate past president of AAEM and professor of emergency medicine at the University of Maryland.
  • Evaluating and Managing Low-Risk Chest Pain in the ED What are the latest guidelines, methods of risk stratification, diagnostic aids, imaging, and criteria for further testing when managing low-risk chest pain in the ED?
  • The Real World (and Time Management) Residency is over, you've entered the "real world," and life is supposed to get simpler. Then why do you seem to have less time?
  • Spotlight on EM Leaders: Robert McNamara, MD, FAAEM Leana S. Wen, MD, AAEM/RSA Secretary/Treasurer, interviews Robert McNamara, MD, former President of AAEM and current Professor and Chairman at Temple University.
  • Resident President's Message The names of emergency room doctors are rarely remembered by patients, but the long-term impact ED specialists often have on people's lives is rarely forgotten.
  • Residents Editor's Letter The Perils of Algorithmic Medicine A crowded ER is no excuse for quickly checking patients off your list; instead, listen to each patient's narrative to avoid unnecessary tests and missed diagnoses.
  • Resident Journal Review Summer 2011 This summary of recent journal articles will help you keep up with your field.
  • Simple Tips to Improve Patient Satisfaction Patients do not like to wait. Here is how physicians can ease their pain.
  • International Emergency Medicine: Get Involved Upcoming international conferences offer an opportunity for US emergency physicians to network with their peers around the world.
  • The EM Resident as Teacher Senior residents have an obligation to teach medical students on rotation in the ED.
  • Residents' Journal Review Read this summary of articles published recently by the top medical journals.
  • Patient Satisfaction -- Why Should We Care? Satisfied patients may contribute to happier staffs.
  • Resident Editor's Message: Maintaining Wellness in Medical Training Medical students need to support each other during stressful periods.
 
 
 
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