EMRA*Cast
EMRA*Cast
Emergency Medicine Residents' Association
The Emergency Medicine Residents' Association (EMRA) is the voice of emergency medicine physicians-in-training and the future of our specialty. EMRA*Cast is created "for Residents, by Residents."
Experience Is Simply the Name We Give Our Mistakes
Medical errors are an unfortunate, but nearly unavoidable, part of medical training and practice. The key is knowing how to turn an honest mistake into wisdom. EM educators Laura Welsh, MD, and Ivan Zvonar, MD, have some tips you can put into practice today. Join EMRA*Cast hosts Dustin Slagle, MD, and Lizzii Le, MD, for this conversation.
Feb 1
34 min
Storytelling in Medicine
Since the beginning of time, storytelling is how we would pass along information and learn new things. So why are doctors bad at it? EMRA*Cast host Kyle Duke, MD, joins  Avir Mitra, MD, an EM doc who also has created stories for Vice, NPR, Radiolab, and more. We talk about what makes a good story and why storytelling is still relevant in medicine.
Jan 15
15 min
Nailing the ED Neuro Exam
Performing a good neuro exam is arguably one of the trickiest areas of emergency medicine, but it’s need-to-know and doesn’t have to be such a headache! In this episode, host Masood Mohammed (@DocMooseEM) sits down with emergency medicine physician Dr. Rahul Bhat (@bhatgtown of @GtownEM) to discuss how to perform a higher quality neuro exam on your next shift.
Jan 1
14 min
On Being Pregnant During Residency
The culture of medical training historically has not supported an easy pregnancy experience. But is that culture changing? CAN you start your family before you finish residency?  EMRA*Cast host Lizzii Le, MD, talks to Melissa Nelson-Perron, MD, and Paige Reinfeld, DO, of Nuvance Health about the changing way the program approaches residents who are pregnant or planning family during training.
Dec 31, 2023
29 min
A Sit-Down with Mark Cuban
When Mark Cuban realized the "rebates" he was getting from his companies' PBM were actually paid for by his sickest employees, he couldn't opt out of the broken system fast enough. Now Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. is changing the game. What's next? And how can emergency medicine be part of this revolution? Find out with EMRA*Cast and EM Over Easy.
Dec 11, 2023
34 min
“Live to Giver” Mentality with Dr. Anthony Mazzarelli
In this conversation with Dr. Anthony Mazarelli, co-author of “Wonder Drug: 7 Scientifically Proven Ways That Serving Others Is the Best Medicine For Yourself,” EMRACast host Dr. Chris Reilly dives deep into the idea of finding (and protecting) happiness through serving others. Tune in for a whole new approach to a healthy, happy attitude.
Nov 30, 2023
32 min
Traumacology
Many patients come and go through our trauma bays, but the goal never changes: Stabilize them, figure out what they need, then make that happen. In this episode, EMRA*Cast host Will Smith, MD, and Kyle Weant, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCP, discuss the evidence (or lack thereof) behind some of the most commonly used resuscitation medications.
Nov 20, 2023
27 min
Why Critical Care
If you've ever thought critical care medicine might be an interesting career path, pull up a chair and join this conversation between EMRA*Cast host Dustin Slagle, MD, and three EMRA crit-care leaders who have reached various milestones in their critical care medicine journey: Jenelle Badulak, MD; Mark Ramzy, DO, EMT-P; and Brian Sumner, MD.
Oct 31, 2023
41 min
SNAPPS: On-shift Learning (and Teaching) with Dr. Jess Mason
“I think we need better on-shift teaching.” This is a common quote from residents and med students alike in the emergency department. EMRA*Cast host Chris Reilly, MD, MS, talks with EM:RAP Deputy Director and EM educator Jessica Mason, MD, about different ways residents can take learning into their own hands and get the most out of their on-shift education. It’s as easy as a SNAPPS (punny if you listen).
Oct 18, 2023
26 min
PEM Pearls: Updates in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
The management of several common pediatric emergency medicine complaints have changed in recent years. Are you up to date on the new guidelines? In this episode, host Masood Mohammed (@DocMooseEM) sits down with emergency medicine and pediatric emergency medicine physician Dr. Kristy Schwartz (@SchwartziEMPEM) to break down some need-to-know updates when it comes to taking care of kids.
Oct 2, 2023
23 min
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