The Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA) is the voice of emergency medicine physicians-in-training and the future of our specialty. EMRA*Cast is created "for Residents, by Residents."
Doctoring Your Finances: Debt Management Tips for Residents
So you've got a handle on the medicine, but have you got a handle on your personal finances? Take a deep dive into financial education and learn about the most common mistakes, questions, and fears young physicians encounter with physicians/personal finance gurus Sotirios Keros and Dalton Haslam.
Educational Resources for an EM Resident
New to emergency medicine residency and trying to take that first step toward building your knowledge base? Maybe you're trying to optimize your study strategy? Look no further! The great thing about EM is that we LOVE medical education. Today we take a look at a variety of educational resources to help build a solid foundation of your medical/clinical knowledge.
Advocacy in Medicine: From the Halls of the ED to the Halls of Congress
What do doctors know about health policy? Rep. Raul Ruiz, an emergency physician, explains how medical students, residents, and career physicians can become advocates for their patients and their profession outside the emergency department.
COVID's Impact on Jobs: Finding a Place in Emergency Medicine
The emergency medicine job market has been tight this year as COVID has caused some hospitals to cut back or lay off physicians. In this episode, host Kate Joyce, MD, MPH, gets a few perspectives on the job landscape from Washington Post reporter Ben Guarino, US Acute Care Solutions chief clinical recruiting officer Travis Ulmer, MD, FACEP, and NYU/Bellevue chief resident Michelle Romeo, MD. Learn some tips on navigating the job market this year and in the years to come.
Flashback Friday: Cultural Competency and Cognitive Bias
Dr. Isaac Agboola and Dr. Sheryl Heron discuss the intricacies of cognitive bias and cultural competency in the emergency department. How can individuals and residency programs alike can ensure they are rendering more culturally competent care? Additionally, the doctors address which communities are at risk for such biases, including undomiciled populations, individuals from lower socioeconomic status, and racial minorities.
Hot Topics: Climate Change, Health Policy, and Emergency Medicine
Let's discuss a few hot topics: How do rising temperatures affect emergency medicine and the health of your patients? Dr. Caitlin Rublee discusses bugs, drugs, plants, and people. We connect the dots to show how climate change relates to social emergency medicine and what we can do to engage in health policy and take action to protect our patients!