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News: Food as Medicine: Nutrition Prescriptions in the ED : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: lifestyle medicine, nutrition, diet Figure Adding the principles of lifestyle medicine to a busy emergency department is daunting. I always find it difficult to decide when to talk about it and who will be interested in listening. I finally learned to use the same approach that I take with my patients with substance use […]

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Nikita Sathiaprakash Receives National Health Scholars Corps Scholarship – News from the School of Medicine

Nikita Sathiaprakash has won a scholarship from the National Health Scholars Corps. A second-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine has received a National Health Scholars Corps scholarship from the Health Resources & Services Administration. Nikita Sathiaprakash, who intends to become a pediatrician, will receive tuition and fee support as well as […]

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WIMS peer mentorship meeting scheduled for Nov. 19 – School of Medicine News

The Women in Medicine and Science Chapter at Wayne State University School of Medicine will host a peer mentorship group meeting at 3 p.m. on November 19. All professors and interns are invited to attend the meeting via Zoom. Mid-career faculty are at a critical stage, contributing significantly to the research, teaching, and service missions […]

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diversity in cardiology | News from the Department of Medicine

Clarke and Tcheandjieu met in Assimes’ lab, and they began collaborating almost immediately. “Shoa is very interested in the same research questions that interest me,” says Tcheandjieu. “How can we improve genomics research for underrepresented minorities and create a precision medicine tool that applies to these people as well?” » Identifying the problem The first […]

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Toxicology Rounds: Ivermectin is not the crisis it claims… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: ivermectin, COVID-19 Figure Yesou are not a horse. You are not a cow. Seriously, y’all. Stop that. —Tweet from @US_FDA, August 21, 2021 I can’t remember a time when the US Food and Drug Administration had to resort to the faux-folksy mode of expression to try to get their point across. We live in […]

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What Lies Beneath: The Complex Web of Emergency Department Overcrowding : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: Emergency room overcrowding, health care A poster (pictured) perches on my living room wall, showing its staggering complexity to anyone passing by. I don’t know why it takes pride of place on my wall when a stylish print would surely do better, but I like to remember the almost hallucinatory sophistication and connectedness of […]

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Standing AFFIRM: Compassion Matters, Now More Than Ever : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: gunshot wound, compassion, violence prevention Figure Figure AFFIRM’s firearm injury reduction mission at the Aspen Institute is rooted in compassion for others, not only for victims of firearm injuries, but also for those at risk of becoming its victims. authors. One of AFFIRM’s explicit goals is to employ evidence-based practices, and we think this […]

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Healing Words: A Phenomenal Emergency Life : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: EP life, spirituality, science Figure A younger colleague and friend texted me after a young mother, eight months pregnant, was brought in with a massive and fatal head injury from MVC (man fleeing police hit his car ). My colleague called OB and the NICU to come down for a caesarean at the door […]

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Diversity matters: Social determinants of health are in EPs… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: social determinants of health, social justice, equality in SE Figure The role of an emergency physician has evolved significantly over the past 30 years, partly due to patient demand, but also to changing patient needs. Our day-to-day responsibilities as outward-looking suppliers have also become more sophisticated. We interact with diverse patients and family members […]

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Letters to the editor: Logic, Evidence Support Supplements f… : Emergency Medicine News

Letters to the Editor Emergency Medicine News welcomes letters to the editor on any topic related to emergency medicine. Please limit your letter to 250 words and include your full name, references, city and state of residence or practice. Letters can be edited for content, length and grammar. Submission of a letter constitutes the author’s […]

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POV: Just wear a mask! : Emergency medicine news

Figure: COVID-19, mask I have always admired the patients I see who are in the military because they are, without exception, respectful and obedient. They are people with a unique background. They understand that the mission is bigger than them. They understand that a call to protect and serve Americans abides by a different set […]