Emergency Medicine

The ED Ultrasound Fellowship

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The use of bedside ED ultrasound is a critical skill to the EM physician in the rapid diagnosis and treatment of a multitude of life and limb-threatening injuries.  As the quality of portable machines and variety of its applications have expanded, so has the need for focused quality research and advanced training in the modality.    In response to this need, a number of fellowships in ED Ultrasound exist across the country that are available to EM-trained physicians looking to specialize. We’ve asked UNMC EM Residency alumnus, former chief… Continue Reading

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