Emergency Medicine

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

ACEP 2013

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This October, six senior EM residents and a number of faculty made the trip up to Seattle, WA– home of the 2013 ACEP Scientific Assembly.   We kept busy attending lectures by renowned speakers, playing with new glidescopes/cmacs/insert-awesome-EM-tools-here, hearing the latest in EM research, meeting up with UNMC alumni, and exploring some amazing restaurants, all the while managing to dodge the fish-mongers down at Pike Place.   We were fortunate to have met a number of awesome M3s and M4s at the residency fair, and even managed… Continue Reading