Emergency Medicine

Intern Time

  Everyone is a mix of excited and nervous to start residency. Luckily, our program starts out with an orientation month, so the excitement kicked in for me once med school graduation was over. Our group of interns clicked right away. We are from all over the country (except the East Coast)- Utah, Colorado, California, Texas, Chicago, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Alabama. The common bond so far is being laid back, enjoying a joke (especially a sarcastic one), and being prepared to work hard…. Continue Reading

Hellos and Goodbye

  June and July were bitter sweet months here at UNMC’s EM residency program. We said goodbye to some excellent third year doctors as they went into the world to make a difference in the emergency medicine community. But, we got to gain nine recent graduates from medical school. These nine new interns, or as they call themselves, “the greatest class ever,” are embarking on a new journey towards becoming great EM doctors. Our departing 3rd years are going all over the country into community… Continue Reading

SAEM 2014

Soon-to-be second-year resident, Dr. Jordan Warchol, reflects on her class’s awesome experience at this year’s SAEM (Society of Academic Emergency Medicine) conference in Dallas, TX this May: It’s true what they say… everything really is bigger in Texas. That includes this year’s SAEM Annual Meeting in Dallas, held from May 13th-17th.  Every year our program sends our intern class as well as the upcoming year’s chiefs to attend the convention. For the interns, it’s a chance to get some ideas for that all-important research project… Continue Reading