Common Sense is a bi-monthly member magazine that reports on all AAEM activities and news from the world of emergency medicine. It is delivered to the AAEM membership* six times a year, which currently stands at over 8,000 emergency physicians, residents, and others with an interest in emergency medicine. * International members receive an online subscription only.
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In the past several months, I have been traveling and lecturing to students, residents, and attendings, at both community hospitals and at academic programs...
I’d like to extend my sincere thanks to everyone who made the 25th Annual Scientific Assembly a great success!
From the Editor's Desk
We all know that an emergency department is a stressful place to work. During any shift we can see, and personally experience, an array of responses to
stress and challenges...
Sitting in an airport after leaving the latest AAEM Scientific Assembly is a place for me to reflect upon the last several days...
The issue of the appropriate role of advanced practice providers (APPs) in our emergency departments has been recently analyzed by a task force...
Getting Off the Ground: Developing an ED Patient and Family Advocacy Council to Improve Patient Experience
Patient experience continues to be a growing area of focus for hospital and emergency department (ED) leaders across the United States...
Dollars & Sense
As I progress in my career, I find myself getting busier and busier. Some of it is my own doing...
Whether you like it or not, you have a second job. That second job is managing your personal finances...
The Master of AAEM Series
- Achieving Great Outcomes in Your Discharged ED Patients - Tom Scaletta, MD MAAEM FAAEM
- AAEM: Now More Than Ever! - Larry Weiss, MD JD MAAEM FAAEM
- Welcome to the Tribe: Thoughts on Starting Out in EM - Joe Lex, MD MAAEM FAAEM
- Where Would EM be Without AAEM? - Robert McNamara, MD MAAEM FAAEM
Medical Liability - State by State
- Part 1: Alabama-Florida
- Part 2: Georgia-Maine
- Part 3: Maryland-North Dakota
- Part 4: Ohio-Rhode Island
- Part 5: South Carolina-Wyoming
- The Final Summary
Cracking the Code: Fixing the Crowded Emergency Department
- Part 1: Building the Burning Platform
- Part 2: Creating the Analytic Model
- Part 3: Implementing the Solution