EM Residency Spotlight: THE Ohio State University!
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As the Chinese Year of the Horse winds to a close, now would seem the right time to look at 2014 from an Ohio ACEP perspective. And a good starting point would be our three “Pillars”, Advocacy, Education, and Leadership.

There are lots of good things to report in the Education realm. Perhaps most notable was, after years of contemplation and wishful thinking, we took our Written Board Review course on the road. Admittedly, this was a little scary…after all, why mess with success? But off to Orlando we went, and a successful course we had [Read more]

EM Residency Spotlight

Submitted by The Ohio State University Department of Emergency Medicine

Season’s Greetings from The Ohio State University’s Department of Emergency Medicine. We are honored to be featured in this month’s Ohio ACEP eNewsletter as we are proud to represent the best state in the nation for emergency medicine education with the best ACEP chapter in the country.

To date our emergency medicine residency program has graduated a total of 260 graduates and we are in our second year of having a full complement of 14 residents per year (42 total) and have been approved for further expansion. We are recruiting for our third class of our very successful Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Training Program directed by Dr. Daniel Martin and Dr. Eric Adkins. [Read more]
2014 Intern Picnic where Faculty, Staff, and Residents meet the new interns and their family
Christopher San Miguel, MD, EM PGY1; Andrew Gathof, MD, EM PGY3; and Monica Mikkilineni, MD, EM PGY1 working in the Critical Decision Unit
Alexis Hausfeld, MD, EM-IM PGY2; Ben Wallace, DO, EM PGY3; and Meghan Jones, MD, EM PGY2 working in the New ED at the Team Station
Members in the News

James J. Augustine, MD, FACEP, whose article, “Emergency Medical Services Arrivals, Admission Rates to the Emergency Department Analyzed,” was published in the December edition of ACEP Now

Michael Ervin, MD, who was profiled for the Dayton Daily News article, “Community leader shares passion for service, giving”

Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, FACEP, whose article, “2014 ACEP Council Meeting Highlights; Resolutions Summary,” was published in the December edition of ACEP Now

Howard Mell, MD, MPH, FACEP, who was interviewed on 610 WTVN Columbus in a segment about choosing emergency departments or urgent care centers
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Recent News & Opinion
The religion of emergency medicine: It’s time for a reformation
By EM physician, Dr. Edwin Leap, for
November 17, 2014

Ohio State hospitals debate where best to treat rape victims
The Columbus Dispatch
November 19, 2014

Wearable Technology And Digital Healthcare Strategies Should Shift Focus To Chronic Medical Illness
By EM physician, Dr. Robert Glatter, for Forbes
November 20, 2014

When it comes to advocacy, some doctors don’t have anything left to give
By medical student, Michael McClurkin, for
November 21, 2014

The attitude when it comes to treating chronic pain
By Dr. Joel R Cooper, for
November 22, 2014

ACEP Takes Second Swing at ‘Choosing Wisely’
By EM physician, Dr. Richard Bukata, for Emergency Physicians Monthly
November 24, 2014

Ebola and Ethics: Emergency Physicians’ Rights versus Responsibilities
By EM physicians, Drs. Luke Larkin and Kelly Bookman, for ACEP Now
November 24, 2014

ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports—About 96 percent of patients need medical care within two hours
November 25, 2014

The ER: Holiday Sanctuary for the Broken
By Dr. Edwin Leap, for the Huffington Post
November 25, 2014

Oh Henry: ACEP 2014 – Revenge of the Nerds
By Dr. Greg Henry, for Emergency Physicians Monthly
November 26, 2014

Why The ER Doctor Asks Patients What's Happening At Home
By Dr. Leana Wen, for NPR Shots blog
November 29, 2014

In Search of a 'Safe Harbor'
By Dr. Mark Plaster, for MedPage Today
November 29, 2014

Naloxone, a Drug to Stop Heroin Deaths, Is More Costly, the Police Say
The New York Times
November 30, 2014

Sepsis: A Mandate In Search of a Meaning
By Dr. Mark Mosley, for Emergency Physicians Monthly
December 1, 2014

Ride or no ride, people sometimes need pain relief
By Dr. Edwin Leap, posted to
December 2, 2014

End the human rights abuse of medical students and doctors
By Dr. Pamela Wible, for
December 2, 2014

Emergency Department Visits Hit Record High, With More Cases Requiring Urgent Treatment
December 3, 2014
They didn’t do anything! The inverted homeopathy of the ER
By Dr. Edwin Leap, for
December 3, 2014

Ohio lawmakers can strengthen vaccine safety
By Sarah Denny, MD, FAAP, for the [Greenville, Ohio] Daily Advocate
December 4, 2014

CDC: Dominance of H3N2 viruses may portend more deaths this flu season
The Los Angeles Times
December 4, 2014

How Paramedics Could Improve Patient Care and Emergency Department Efficiency
CDC news release
December 5, 2014

Ohio’s traffic deaths up from last year
The Columbus Dispatch
December 5, 2014

Despite progress on patient safety, still a long way across the chasm
Modern Healthcare
December 6, 2014

Palliative Care in the ED – The Time is Now
By Dr. Christina Shenvi, for
December 8, 2014

The high suicide rate among elderly white men, who may suffer from depression
The New York Times
December 8, 2014

Urgent Care Or ER? New Poll Says Some Patients Aren't Choosing Properly
By Dr. Robert Glatter, for Forbes
December 9, 2014

Opioid painkillers used in dangerous combinations
CBS News
December 9, 2014

Presiding Over The Death of a Child
By Dr. Bruce Davis, for Physician’s Weekly
December 12, 2014

Are millennial doctors ready for 21st century medicine?
December 14, 2014

Renovated public housing tied to fewer repeat ER visits for kids
Reuters Health
December 15, 2014

Stop Wasting Doctors’ Time: Board-Certification Has Gone Too Far
Op-Ed by Dr. Danielle Ofri, for The New York Times
December 15, 2014

What I learned from the next generation of doctors
By Dr. Natasha Deonarain, for
December 16, 2014

How to fix maintenance of certification: Here’s what I’d do
By Dr. Kevin Pho, for
December 16, 2014

[Emergency Physician,] Debra Houry, MD, MPH, Named Director of CDC’s Injury Center
December 17, 2014

ACEP Members Drs. Joe Heck, Raul Ruiz Reelected to Congress; National Midterm Election Highlights
December 17, 2014

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