The article highlights the residency program's panel sessions and discussions held on Capitol Hill. It is the 17th Annual Health Policy Grand Rounds focused on topics including emergency care’s role in the health care delivery system, pharmaceutical pricing, and physician advocacy. Janice Blanchard, M.D., M.P.H., chief of the Section of Health Policy and residents Allen Wang, M.D., Rory Merritt, M.D., Stanislaw Haciski, M.D. discusss the benefits of being able to engage with policy makers on topics effecting emergency medicine.
Being held April 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. He will speak about the future of emergency department care and innovative approaches to improve acute unscheduled care, during the presentation, “Avoid the ER? Not on Your Life! Converting the Emergency Department into a Strategic Asset for Your Hospital.”
Specifically the relative contribution of provider and ED-level factors to variation among the top 15 reasons for ED admission
The ConnectER Program, an initiative designed to increase the quality of care and customer service for our Emergency Medicine patients, is run by The GW Medical Faculty Associate’s Emergency Department.
Published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine, the first article "provides a summary of current trends in infections caused by the most clinically relevant resistant organisms encountered in emergency medicine." The second article aims to describe the epidemiology, mechanism of action, clinical presentation, and treatment of intoxication for both the common and newest drugs of abuse.
PGY3 resident, Murteza Shahkolahi, MD, received the award for establishing multidisciplinary patient care protocols for emergency critical care.
With Dr. Steven Davis and Dr. Hamid Shokoohi, the first article is an evidence based review of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS). In the second article, co-authors include Dr. Reem Alhawas (PGY4) and Dr. Robert Shesser. It is a review of eleven studies using low dose ketamine (LDK) either alone or in combination with opioid analgesics in the ED.