News Archives

March 08, 2018

Dr. Buckland contributed a chapter entitled "Differences in Physician, Engineer, and Life Scientist Training, Practice, Problem Solving, and Approach to Failure."  Some of which came from writings he did for

February 26, 2018

The article outlines the work of the Wellness Think Tank, an online, resident community consisting of 142 residents from 100 EM residencies in North America and, a 15-person subgroup (13 residents, two faculty facilitators) that met at the 2017 Resident Wellness Consensus Summit (RWCS) to develop a public, central repository of initiatives for programs, as well as tools to assist programs in identifying gaps in their overarching wellness programs.  The results of which can be found in a centralized, searchable, online database open to the public along with a contributor form for future submissions on ALiEM's website.

February 22, 2018

A 3-year, five-ED retrospective study of non-fast-track visits evaluated primarily by physicians, they reported each provider's observed LOS, as well as each provider's ratio of observed LOS/expected LOS (LOSO/E).  And, found that the LOSO/E for physicians with the lowest LOSO/E at each site averaged approximately 20% less than predicted, and that the LOSO/E for physicians with the highest LOSO/E at each site averaged approximately 20% more than predicted.

February 15, 2018

Drs. Pines and Pourmand are co-authors of a literature review looking at Segway® Personal Transporter-related injuries in the Journal of Emergency Medicine.

February 06, 2018

While many acute seizures are correctly attributable to underlying epilepsy, approximately one-third of acute seizures are provoked by underlying and potentially life-threatening acute conditions.

January 31, 2018

In the chapter Navigating Life Challenges as a Mother in Medicine, Dr. Ogle writes about "The Cost of Being a Doctor and a Mother." 

December 19, 2017

The article examines the perceptions of emergency medicine residents on the quality of residency training in the United States and Saudi Arabia.

December 13, 2017

The future of academic medicine depends on attracting motivated trainees to the academic career path. Improved understanding of academic medicine career roles and responsibilities can increase trainees’ awareness of the opportunities in academic medicine and may support development of the next generation of academic physicians.

This article analyzes a workshop that has been presented at five regional conferences targeting medical students and residents (and even new junior faculty) introducing them to the diversity of career opportunities in a career in academic medicine, and can be offered at medical schools and residency programs across the country.