Advice for an EM Resident: Planning Your Journey – Part 6

Work-Life Balance Emergency medicine demands dedication and hard work, but it is equally important to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Seek practices that prioritize physician well-being and offer reasonable shift schedules, fair compensation, and opportunities for time off. Balancing personal life and work commitments will ensure your long-term happiness and...

Advice for an EM Resident: Planning Your Journey – Part 5

Availability of Resources and Technology Efficiently managing emergencies relies on the availability of modern resources and technology. When evaluating a practice, consider the quality of its facilities, equipment, and support services. Advanced imaging capabilities, point-of-care testing, and electronic medical records systems are vital tools that can enhance patient care and...

Lost in TranslatYIN – May 2024

Dear NES Providers,          I hope you all are doing well.  I hope that the weather is warming up wherever you may be.  I live in Cleveland and the weather is quite unpredictable here.  I make sure to enjoy the 70-degree sunny days knowing that it could...

Advice for an EM Resident: Planning Your Journey – Part 3

Commitment to Education and Training Continuous learning is a cornerstone of emergency medicine. As a new doctor, seek out practices that prioritize education and provide opportunities for professional growth. Look for practices that offer regular educational programs, such as conferences, workshops, and in-service training sessions. A practice that supports your...

Advice for an EM Resident: Planning Your Journey – Part 2

Supportive Work Environment The emergency department can be a high-stress and fast-paced environment, making it essential to join a practice that fosters a supportive work environment. A supportive team can provide invaluable guidance and help you navigate the challenges of emergency medicine. Look for a practice that values collaboration, teamwork,...

Creating Leaders Within Your Organization

Every organization needs a cadre of empowered leaders, ideally everyone who work for the institution would be a leader even if this utopian vision is rarely accomplished in real life. So what constitutes a leader? How do you identify prospective leaders? A leader can be described as someone who is...