Post by Patricia Capone, OMS III You walk into a room to update a patient on your assessment and plan of care. You do a great job of explaining the diagnosis and your plan to send the patient home with close outpatient follow up, when the patient’s family member, who is a physician, says, “ […]
As 2020 comes to a close, we at EM Over Easy want to thank our listeners and our followers for another epic year. Despite all going on in the world today, there have been some bright spots for our show, our hosts, and around the world. Over the past year, we have continued to foster […]
“Isms” – Part 2” with our hosts Andy Little, DO and Drew Kalnow, DO with guest host John Casey, DO; and guests George Willis, MD; and Tarlan Hedayati, MD. Post by Patricia Capone, OMS III While on shift, you’re charting and all of a sudden you hear this belligerent patient being wheeled to your side. […]
Post by Spencer Willette 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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
It has been a while since Andy, Tanner and Drew talked COVID-19 and well, there is a lot going on to catch up on. We will discuss the past 4 months since we last tackled the topic, what has changed, what hasn’t and were we go from here. As always, our hope is to discuss this in a way that brings our listeners to the front lines with us and for those that are already there, to know they are not alone.
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 […]
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 […]
Change is hard; implementing successful and sustainable change is even harder. In this episode of EM Over Easy, the guys explore quality improvement and culture change within your residency program and working environment.
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 […]
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, 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 […]
The Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) is upon us and the guys from EM Over Easy are facing it head-on. In part 4; Andy, Tanner, and Drew discuss how the past couple weeks have been and how we are dealing with COVID-19 at work, at home, and with our family and friends. Our hope is to […]
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 […]
The Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) is upon us and the guys from EM Over Easy are facing it head on. In part 3; Tanner and Drew discuss what the past week has been like and how we are dealing with COVID-19 at work, at home and with our family and friends. Our hope is to […]
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 […]
The Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) is upon us and the guys from EM Over Easy are facing it head on. In part 2 Andy, Tanner and Drew discuss what the front line has been like, how we are dealing with COVID-19 at work, at home and with our family and friends. Our hope is to discuss this in a way that brings our listeners to the front lines with us and for those that are already there, to know they are not alone. We know the storm has hit the coasts, we are anxious and waiting for the storm to move inland.
The Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) is upon us and the guys from EM Over Easy are facing it head on. In this episode, Andy, Tanner and Drew discuss what the first week on the front line has been like, let our emotions flow a bit and talk about COVID-19 in a way that we hope brings our listeners to the front lines with us and for those that are already there, to know they are not alone. Just like you all, we are anxious.
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 […]