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

"July, July"

resident class 2016

“The first day” I’ll start this post by quoting an email from one of our former chief residents… “Happy July.  The birds are singing, the bees are buzzing, the interns are crying. It’s all and all a wonderful time of year…”  — Rob Huang* As you might guess, July is a special time in every resident’s life; full of new experiences, new responsibilities, and an emergency department at its busiest. New second-year residents are asked to now run traumas and medical codes.  New third-years are… Continue Reading