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Great Patient Save by Tracee Tewell, PA-C

July 10th, 2019
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– as told by Dr. Justin Coomes + “I’ll never forget that day.” I was in a difficult central line at the time, easily one of the most difficult of my career. I could not leave my patient’s bedside. Tracee Tewell, a PA who has worked in our emergency department for six years, responded to […]

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Honoring our Heroes: Lt Col Steven Guyton

July 3rd, 2019
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  Note: This is the first in a series that will highlight USACS active military and veteran employees. We are grateful for their service!  If you work full-time but also serve in the U.S. National Guard or Reserves, do you ever worry about what an overseas deployment would mean for your family? “If you are […]

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USACS Scholars Tackle Physician Wellness at the Workstation

June 13th, 2019
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The USACS Scholars Program has many uses, from training the next generation of leaders in acute care to deepening relationships between USACS clinicians across regions and sharing information and best practices back to the site levels. Perhaps an underappreciated benefit, however, is the ability of a new group of leaders to look on old problems […]

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Posted in Physician Wellness

An Incubator for Leadership, USACS Hatches Second SEMPA President in Four Years

May 30th, 2019
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US Acute Care Solutions employs a large portion of Emergency Medicine PA workforce, says Dayna Jaynstein – likely significantly more than its fair share relative to other acute care groups. The group’s Physician to APP ratio is almost exactly 2:1. So perhaps it’s not surprising that Jaynstein makes the second SEMPA president to come out […]

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For a Hospitalist Career, Call Me When You’re Ready to be Happy

May 9th, 2019
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There’s a particular conversation I’ve had with fellow hospitalist colleagues. I’ve had it so many times it’s almost like a tape recorder. Here’s how it goes: Them: Angie, I’m done. I’ve had it. I want to quit Me: Oh? Them: Yea. I’m going to look for another job. Me: Ok , I understand and  I […]

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Posted in For Residents, Hospitalist Medicine