Featured

Wear your seatbelt. And your mask.

Man and woman in a car with masks
August 24th, 2021
by:

Buckle Up By John Casey, DO, MA, FACEP, FACOEP US Acute Care Solutions National Director of Scholars, National Clinical Governance Board I have the deepest appreciation, love, and respect for all of the medical staff tirelessly working on the front lines of this pandemic. Anyone who knows me knows of my deep passion for teaching […]

read article

Posted in General

Pregnancy in a Pandemic

March 31st, 2022
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Featured, Life in the ER, The Shift, Where We Work

Full Circle

March 17th, 2022
by:

Growing up, one of Dr. Janice Jones’ favorite things to do was to, with her father and sister, take her mom lunch at the hospital where she worked as a NICU nurse practitioner. She would get to go on a tour and remembers thinking that her mother did remarkable work. “Each year, there was a […]

read article

Posted in Featured, Life in the ER

International Women’s Day: Shining a Light into the Darkness

March 7th, 2022
by:

Shining a Light in the Darkness A Dream Fulfilled Since she was three years old, Jessica Munoz has worn a stethoscope around her neck, with the dream of offering healing and presence to people in their darkest moments. It was a dream realized early in life: she earned her BSN directly after high school and […]

read article

Posted in Featured, Leadership, Life in the ER, Servant's Heart, Where We Work

Prepared for This: One New Physician’s Experience Battling COVID-19

March 1st, 2022
by:

Prepared for This Kathryn Rouse, MD, was finishing up her residency at a Bronx city hospital emergency department when the Covid-19 Pandemic hit New York City. Her time at the hospital – one of the worst hit in the country – followed by her first year as an attending there, was unforgettable. “In one sense,” […]

read article

Posted in Featured

Does Social Media Make You Happier?

February 2nd, 2022
by:

Social media can be a great tool for keeping in touch with friends and family, networking and collecting information – and having entertainment at your fingertips. Some popular social media networks include Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, Pinterest and TikTok. While these platforms can be wonderful for connection and discovery, the negative aspects can […]

read article

Posted in Featured, Physician Wellness

Yoga as Medicine: How Dr. Angela Aboutalib uses the mind-body connection to spur healing

October 14th, 2021
by:

Angela Aboutalib, MD Title: US Acute Care Solutions National Director of Quality & Education IAC Favorite yoga pose: Pigeon (“It makes me feel free, and it releases the stress in my hips, where I carry stress!”) Yoga instructor: Chicago School of Yoga, wellness retreats, private coaching Loves: Being able to change people’s lifestyles, helping them […]

read article

Posted in Featured, General, Hospitalist Medicine, Physician Wellness