About Meg Pusateri, MD

Chief Resident
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Louisville

IDEA Series: Partnering with Pathology to Review Deaths in the ED

The Problem

As part of their training, Emergency Medicine (EM) residents are required to perform patient follow up. However, there is currently no universal format in place. Additionally, there is often little follow-up information available on patients who die during the course of their Emergency Department (ED) visit, or shortly after admission to the hospital.

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2017-01-04T18:14:45-07:00

10 Tips to Become a Successful Interviewer: Do’s and Don’ts

successful interviewerAs fall approaches, senior medical students and Emergency Medicine (EM) residency programs alike are beginning to prepare for the upcoming interview season. As part of the process, many programs have current residents interview potential candidates – their future colleagues! For most residents, though they have often been the interviewee, this is the first time they have filled the role of the interviewer. Among all the busy shifts and learning everything you need to know to be an amazing EM physician, there is little time for practice or formal training. To help, we have compiled our top “10 Tips to Become a Successful Interviewer.” Here’s to making this interview season the best one yet!

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2016-10-26T17:04:15-07:00

Top 10 Secrets to Success as an Emergency Medicine Resident

Peak-sunset-SuccessResident---canstockphoto9891708So you are about to start your first year as an Emergency Medicine (EM) resident in a few short weeks. Or perhaps you are entering a new, more senior resident role in your department. You are probably unsure of what to expect, a bit anxious, but definitely excited to start. As part of a multi-institutional initiative launched by the ALiEM Chief Resident Incubator, chief residents from across the country pooled together what they wanted residents to know to become an amazing resident. After compiling the responses, we came up with these “Top 10 Secrets to Success as a EM Resident”.

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2016-11-11T19:47:05-07:00