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Recent Articles Published by USACS Residents, Fellows

May 11th, 2022
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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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Posted in For Residents, Future of Healthcare

Stress Awareness

April 5th, 2022
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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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Posted in Physician Wellness

Pregnancy in a Pandemic

March 31st, 2022
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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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Posted in Life in the ER, The Shift, Where We Work

ED Patient Follow-Up Calls

Donald Brock, MD, FACEP
March 25th, 2022
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Calling patients to follow up on their visit to the ED is one of the most satisfying aspects of my practice in Emergency Medicine. As emergency physicians, we are accustomed to being on the receiving end of negative feedback. However, we rarely get a chance to hear the positive. I guarantee if you call your […]

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Posted in Life in the ER, Patient Satisfaction

Full Circle

March 17th, 2022
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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 […]

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Posted in Future of Healthcare, Leadership, Life in the ER