Episode 95 Isms Part 1

Post by From your workstation during the middle of a busy shift, you overhear a nurse triaging a patient who is here for a reasonable complaint. You tune out until suddenly you hear the patient degrading the nurse based on their race. The term “if you ain’t from America or white, I don’t want you […]

Episode 94 – “Why I Read”

One of our favorite things we have found out about each other at EMOE is that we all like to read. Whether it’s paper (Drew and Andy) or ebook (Tanner), fiction (Andy and Tanner) or nonfiction (Drew), or other differing opinions, we all love to consume words of all kinds. Self help books to leadership, […]

Numbers- Short Stack 23

After a great few weeks of recording we wanted to bring you this 10 minute short stack discussion, from our first session with the Pod Decks cards. Listen as Drew, Tanner, and Andy chat it out, answering some hard and funny questions.   Looking For More? More from Andy, Tanner, and Drew: Be sure to […]

Peer Coaching

Real-time peer coaching from a colleague by Patricia Capone   You’re working a shift in a place with double coverage, has residents, and a cardiac arrest comes in. Nursing, RTs, everyone shows up. As the attending you’re job is to organize the chaos and all of a sudden out of the corner of your eye, […]

Clinical Grind 10 #Bias

“Clinical Grind 10 – Bias” with our hosts Andy, Drew, and Tanner Post by Spencer Willette, OMS-III   Whether we are aware of it or not, bias has the ability to dictate many of our thoughts, actions, and decisions. In this episode, the guys run through a scenario where bias played a major role in […]

Discussing Normal

Normal with our hosts Andy Little, Drew Kalnow, Tanner Gronowski, and frequent guest/ honorary co-host, John Casey. Post by Patricia Capone Normal…it’s a word many of us have used before to describe patients, but have we ever stopped to think about what we actually mean by “normal”. Are we saying that the patient has a […]

Announcing a NEW Partnership with the ACOEP

This October will mark 10 years since Drew, Tanner, and Andy met at the ACOEP Scientific Assembly in San Francisco, CA. Fast forward to today and we are entering the 5th season as hosts of the EM Over Easy Podcast. Throughout that time the ACOEP has remained a support to our hosts, and has helped […]

Social Justice

To our EMOE listeners, We at EM Over Easy believe strongly in social justice and equality. Whether it is Black Lives Matter, the fight for religious tolerance, gender equality, LGBTQ and beyond, we believe in practicing respect, tolerance, and acceptance.  There are few places that this is more important than in medicine, where social, economic […]

#TipsForNewDocs Part 2

Tips for New Docs with guest Dr. John Casey and our hosts Andy, Drew, and Tanner. Post by Spencer Willette, OMS-III Beginning a new chapter of learning about and caring for patients can be both exciting and terrifying! In this episode, with Dr. John Casey, the crew discusses their top tips for new doctors or […]

Clinica Grind 9: #tPa

Post by Patricia Capone It’s 3 am when you get a call from EMS. 60-year-old male, otherwise healthy, V-fib arrest. The patient arrives at the ED in V-tach arrest with LUCAS device executing compressions, successfully intubated by EMS with a few rounds of unsuccessful defibrillation in the field. IV access and end-tidal CO2 in the […]

Episode 90 Microagressions

Post by Patricia Capone Unfortunately, we have all either had it happen to us or seen it happen to someone else. Sometimes it’s very obvious and other times extremely subtle, but over time these small acts called microaggressions can really tear us and our coworkers down. Fortunately, our hosts, Andy and Drew got a chance […]

4 years of EM Over Easy

4 years, 48 months, 208 weeks, 1460 days, you get the picture. This past weekend we celebrated the EM Over Easy Podcast turning 4 years old. What started out as Drew, Tanner, and Andy meeting at a local diner after night shifts has blossomed to what it is today. Over that time we have published […]

Episode 89 Second Victim Syndrome

Post by Spencer Willette, OMS-II  We all know that sickening feeling when a bad mistake has been made and there’s no chance to turn back time. The realization that a patient outcome could have been altered has the potential to lead to enduring agonization and mental stress. At CORD 2020 in New York City, Andy […]

Episode 88 Mastermind Groups

Post by Patricia Capone A doctor, a lawyer, a clergyman, and a businessman walk into a bar…start of a bad joke or a great mastermind group? What is a mastermind group, you may ask? Our hosts, Andy and Drew got a chance to sit down with Dr. Mike Gisondi at CORD 2020 in NYC to […]

Short Stack 22 Cereal Soup

For this short stack the guys spared no expense on the nonsense they decided to discuss. So, is cereal soup? Listen and the crew debates this fact and discusses their childhood memories with cereal. If you have a vote, please comment on this post or on one of our social media platforms (links below). Short […]

Episode 87 #Stoicism

Post by Spencer Willette, OMS-II  As we navigate these turbulent times, it’s important more than ever to remain calm, alert, and stoic. Whether you’re a busy ER physician or stressed out med-student, we all are facing adversity and disruption in our daily lives. In this episode the team discusses the importance of stoicism, jump starting […]

Episode 86 #Resilience

Resilience with guest Geoff Comp and our hosts Andy Little and Drew Kalnow   Post by Patricia Capone   Running on empty? At times like this, many of us are told that all we have to do to fill back up is to eat healthier, sleep more, exercise more, and spend more time with the […]

Short Stack 21 #Mundane

If there was one thing around your house you could say “Alakazam” and it get done what would it be? Listen as Drew Tanner and Andy discuss this on this weeks Short Stack #Mundane

Episode 85 Empathy and Understanding

Ever felt like you might have compassion fatigue, or ever wonder what that term is referring too? Then check out this conversation where Drew and Andy sit down with a panel of prehospital providers to discuss it!

Deep Work with Ali Raja – Episode 84

Post by Tricia Capone, OMS II Ever felt so buried in work that you forget why you’re doing it in the first place? Andy and Drew got a chance to sit down with Dr. Ali Raja, MD at ACEP 2019 to discuss some tips for how we can be most efficient with our time so […]