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Weekly Wellness: Mental Health in the Workplace

                  “It’s so common. It could be anyone. The trouble is, nobody wants to talk about it. And that makes everything worse.” Ruby Max We’ve heard about the physician suicides this year. Many of us know personally medical students and residents who have taken their own lives. […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Toward Kindness

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most. ” -Unknown Think about the last person that was unkind to you. So unkind that it stuck with you. That you couldn’t let it go. That it affected your day. That you still think about it, and it still makes you upset. Whoever it is: […]

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Wellness Wednesdays: Forgiving Yourself

Becoming a physician is a long process, and to get where we are, we’ve had to hold ourselves to the highest of standards. As such, we are our own harshest critics. In our profession, that can make things difficult. We are human. We make mistakes. And sometimes those mistakes are the difference between life, death, […]

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Introducing: Wellness Wednesdays with Dr. Jessica Badwards

Wellness Wednesdays | 2020 has been a particularly difficult year for everyone – especially clinicians. We want to make sure that we’re taking the time to acknowledge these challenges – and prioritize our health. For the last several years, emergency physician Dr. Jessica Badwards, a USACS physician in Chicago, has been writing a weekly wellness […]

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Standardizing the language of Telemedicine

Creating consistent language helps clinicians and patients alike. USACS’ Chief Medical Officer Amer Aldeen, MD, FACEP and National Director of Clinical Innovation Jesse Pines MD, MBA, MSCE have authored the PAACT Classifications for Acute Care Telemedicine. See it in ACEP Now’s article:  https://www.acepnow.com/article/its-time-to-standardize-the-nomenclature-of-acute-care-telemedicine/ 

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Medical Malpractice Support

Medical Malpractice: The Issue Physician wellness is a hot topic these days – in the news, on your Twitter feed, at conferences, and in journals. At USACS, we have a wellness committee intended to promote good health and increase job – and life – satisfaction. Getting sued for malpractice is an experience that can lead […]

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Sneak Peek into FemInEm’s Idea Exchange (FIX) 2019

Featuring Dr. Patsy McNeil We hope to see you in person at FIX 19. And if you’re as excited as we are, we’re pleased to offer a few sneak previews of conference topics. US Acute Care Solutions is a sponsor of FemInEm’s Idea Exchange 2019, a two-day event featuring – amongst other standard conference fare […]

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Honoring our heroes: Maj. Aaron Buzzard, M.D.

From missiles to medicine, Dr. Aaron Buzzard has spent every day of his adult life fighting for the greatest good of his fellow Americans. As a medical professional, he worked his way from nurse’s aide to EMT.  Medical school to chief medical resident in emergency medicine. To flight surgeon. Finally, to emergency physician and medical […]

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Ask the right questions.

You’ve completed now decades of arduous training. It’s time to take the next step in your career! As a new attending physician, you’ll quickly see that there are more openings than people to fill them. Chances are, you’ll be offered numerous opportunities to practice medicine. But what’s right for you? Our Series This blog series […]

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