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EM Match Advice: 2020-21 Interview Season | This is how it started, this is how it’s going

The 2020-21 residency interview season has required rapid innovation and adaptability for both medical student applicants and residency programs, given COVID-19's physical distancing restrictions. Listen to how it started and how it is going thus far with podcast co-hosts Dr. Michael Gisondi (Stanford) and Dr. Michelle Lin (UCSF). Podcast Episode with 2020-21 Mid-Season Update and Insights ALiEM · 33 EM Match Advice: 2020-21 Interview Season | How it started, how it's going Program director panelists [...]

Find it hard to keep current with all the new clinical updates? Get caught up on key evidence-based guidelines, clinical pearls, and patient-centered recommendations for your patients in Emergency Medicine.

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Doxycycline vs Azithromycin: Think Twice About the 2020 CDC Guideline Update on Treatment of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia

When the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations1 regarding the treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea (and indirectly chlamydia) debuted like a slice of antibiotic resistance doom, it felt like another “gift” had arrived from 2020. Intramuscular (IM) ceftriaxone dosing has increased from 250 mg to 500 mg (or 1 g for weight ≥150 kg). Empiric chlamydia coverage switched from a single dose of 1 g of azithromycin to doxycycline 100 mg PO BID for [...]

Everything you need to survive and thrive in academia, focusing on professional development across the spectrum of life-long learners including medical students, residents, and faculty

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EM Match Advice: 2020-21 Interview Season | This is how it started, this is how it’s going

The 2020-21 residency interview season has required rapid innovation and adaptability for both medical student applicants and residency programs, given COVID-19's physical distancing restrictions. Listen to how it started and how it is going thus far with podcast co-hosts Dr. Michael Gisondi (Stanford) and Dr. Michelle Lin (UCSF). Podcast Episode with 2020-21 Mid-Season Update and Insights ALiEM · 33 EM Match Advice: 2020-21 Interview Season | How it started, how it's going Program director panelists [...]

Being a well-rounded healthcare professional goes beyond just knowing the scientific facts. Get inspired about your wellness, staying healthy, improving your efficiency, and finding a balanced work-life integration.

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How I Work Smarter: Jaime Hope, MD

One word that best describes how you work? Systematically Current mobile device iPhone 11 Computer Dual-monitor PC What is something you are working on now? An educational product to help elderly adults discover their risk factors for falls and use prevention strategies for fall prevention. How did you come up with this Idea/Project? Falls are the main cause of morbidity and mortality in older adults, we see this daily on shifts. Helping them reduce trip [...]

Dec 30, 202012, 2020

How I Work Smarter: Drew Kalnow, DO

One word that best describes how you work? Conscientiousness Current mobile device iPhone X Computer MacBook Air What is something you are working on now? InSitu EM Simulation How did you come up [...]

Dec 11, 202012, 2020

How I Work Smarter: Alexandra Mannix, MD

One word that best describes how you work? My work style is very Task-Oriented. I have a To-Do list that I regularly update and is always prioritized. Current mobile device iPhone Computer MacBook [...]

Oct 30, 202010, 2020

How I Stay Healthy in EM: Keith Henry

Image 1: Prepping for a shift! This month on our “How I stay Healthy” series, we’re featuring Dr. Keith Henry, director of medical student education at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, [...]