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Four Strategies for Becoming a Great Attending

August 27th, 2017
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My first six months as an attending were frightening. I would drive to my shifts with the radio on, but I couldn’t really enjoy it. I was thinking about all the things that could go wrong. The truth was I didn’t know if I could handle the unknown. I was hypersensitive to the idea that […]

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USACS Scholars Program About More Than Training Leaders

February 14th, 2019
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Here’s a little secret about the Scholars Program from National Director of Scholars Dr. John Casey, one of its core faculty: the Scholars Program isn’t just for the scholars. Every year, a group of about 30 physicians and APPs go through the program, which is ostensibly designed for USACS clinicians interested in moving into leadership […]

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A Q&A with Dr. Jim Augustine, ACEP Board Member and Chairman of the USACS National Clinical Governance Board

February 5th, 2019
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Dr. Jim Augustine’s long career is one of accomplishment and service, whether it’s to his patients, to ACEP, as Chairman of the USACS National Clinical Governance Board, or back to his days doing disaster preparedness and his service as a firefighter. To this day, Jim still keeps a fire department scanner on in the background […]

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Priorities and the Right Time: Looking Back On My Last Shift

November 28th, 2018
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On January of this year, I worked my last clinical shift in an ER. I realized recently that it’s been ten months since I cared for a patient at a bedside. The question some would ask is this: why, after 25 years of doing this, did I stop? Do I still miss it? Will I […]

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Three Expecting Mothers Share What a Strong Parental Leave Benefit Means to Them

November 1st, 2018
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Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has a long list of reasons why US Acute Care Solution’s parental leave policy is a crucial benefit for mothers, newborns, and their families as a whole. The 12 weeks of paid time off with flexible scheduling before and after birth makes it easier for mothers to attend post-natal doctor’s appointments, for […]

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