Emergency Medicine

This ain't your mama's HBO…

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“It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we can do nothing definitive, and with it, everything honorable and glorious.” – George Washington Rumor has it that George Washington said this very phrase to Dr. Cooper the day he joined the navy.  After finishing his service in the Navy as a submarine medical officer, our very own Jeff Cooper, M.D. took with him his training in Hyperbaric Medicine back to the land-locked state of Nebraska.  Why, you… Continue Reading

Senior Perspective: A few random musings for your entertainment

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In sitting down to write my first post to our blog, I find it hard to believe that I am already a third year resident.  Everyone tells you that residency goes by quickly and, turns out, it’s true.  Come June, I will be exiting the doors of UNMC on my way out as a new staff physician in Sioux Falls, South Dakota!  But… before that day comes along, I thought I would share a few things for those considering coming here for residency. Since everyone seems to like top ten lists, let’s… Continue Reading

Interviewwwws

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Tis the season indeed.  With a record number of residency candidates applying to our program this year, we’ll be keeping plenty busy interviewing quality applicants from all across the country.  For those of you out there who are still on the fence about whether to check us out, see this testimonial from one Dr John Hanson, current intern out of Indiana, who just so happens to be a superb mustache-grower and short-coat-wearing-football-player-slash- coal-miner-extraordinaire: “On March 15th of this past year, I found out I would be trained… Continue Reading