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Residency Program Spotlight: Summa Health System, Akron, Ohio

Residency Program Spotlight Summa Health System, Akron, OH Instagram: @summaemresidency Year founded: 2020 Number of Residents: 16 currently (24 by July) Program length: 3 years             What training does the program provide the residents? Summa Emergency Medicine Residency is a fully accredited ACGME residency restored in 2020. Residents train primarily […]

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USACS Clinical Resource Group Team publishes on Leader Standard Work

By Stephanie Kupec MSN, RN Senior Associate, Director of Site Optimization Leader Standard Work has been a focus of the Clinical Resource Group for the past three years. Leader Standard Work (LSW) is a concept that ensures standard work processes and practices are in place and consistently followed. This approach is a driver for leadership […]

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NCGB Awards: Honoring Dr. Joseph Pepe

National Clinical Governance Board’s Clinical Excellence Awards At the most recent US Acute Care Assembly, six of our outstanding clinicians received the USACS National Clinical Governance Board’s Clinical Excellence awards for their extraordinary work with our hospital partners. Isabelle Hertig, MD, Critical Care, Shady Grove Medical Center, nominated by Ajit Kuruvilla, MD Joseph Pepe, DO, Emergency […]

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NCGB Clinical Excellence Awards: Honoring PA-C David Hoch

National Clinical Governance Board’s Clinical Excellence Awards At the most recent US Acute Care Assembly, six of our outstanding clinicians received the USACS National Clinical Governance Board’s Clinical Excellence awards for their extraordinary work with our hospital partners. Isabelle Hertig, MD, Critical Care, Shady Grove Medical Center, nominated by Ajit Kuruvilla, MD Joseph Pepe, DO, Emergency […]

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Ten Quick Tips to Improve Staff Well-being

Create a comfortable work environment. Have a comfortable space for staff to use in downtime. Do what you can to make the space feel inviting and relaxing. Mental health should be a team priority. This creates an environment that reduces burnout, reduces secondhand stress and promotes resilience. Create a safe space for people to be able […]

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In Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

US Acute Care Solutions cares for patients from throughout the United States from coast to coast. In doing so, they care for patients of countless nationalities, religions and backgrounds. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration month, and we spoke to a few of our colleagues of this heritage to discuss what it […]

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Summa Health EMS RTF Program Trains for the Unthinkable

Rescue Task Force Training As the System EMS Medical Director for Summa Health, Dr. Douglas Gallo provides a Rescue Task Force (RTF) experience for the Emergency Medicine (EM) residents and EMS providers that they are unlikely to forget. He hopes, in fact, that the training will prepare them to save lives should the once unthinkable […]

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Recent Articles Published by USACS Residents, Fellows

US Acute Care Solutions’ talented, expert  physicians publish frequently – and so do our residents and fellows. Check out the links below for recent articles penned in collaboration with others or solo by our residents: Unity, Purpose, and Passion: Influencing the Future of the EM Workforce Angela Cai, MD, MBA, Innovation Fellow, Meritus Medical Center […]

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Stress Awareness

April is National Stress Awareness Month Signs you’re under too much stress: Headaches, muscle pain, fatigue, or insomnia Breathlessness, panic, worry Weight gain or loss of appetite Lowered immunity, frequent illnesses Loss of confidence, negativity, and irritability Withdrawing from responsibilities Impaired judgment and restlessness Stress will always be a part of life. Fighting or attempting to […]

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Pregnancy in a Pandemic

Learning that there’s a baby on the way is life changing for any new parent-to-be. But a positive pregnancy test during a pandemic when a woman is a clinician required a whole new level of self-care – and courage. In the Saint Francis Health System, Dr. Ryan Parker gave kudos to six women on her […]

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