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RIP Alum Dr. Andy Schippel
From the moment he arrived on our campus, everyone knew Andy. He had a boyish, infectious smile and an energy that you couldn’t help but feed off of. It was tough not to smile when he was around. As a resident, he simply wanted to take care of patients, do it well, and brighten up the day for the patients and the staff. He would bop around the department, make some jokes, and usually make a friend or two. When he went into a patients room he’d smile when he introduced himself to the patient, then his serious “doctor face”…read more
Welcome Class of 2024!
Welcome Class of 2024! We are so excited to announce our new class of interns, here they are:read more
OUR LATEST ACADEMIC CONTENT
Front Room Rules
Here at ‘Copa, our ED is divided into the “Front” and the “Back.” The stable(ish) patients will go to the back of the ED, since…read more
The Bougie as an Airway Savior
Ever since the BEAM (Bougie Use in Emergency Airway Management) trial was published in JAMA in 2018, the use of the bougie has become increasingly mainstream.1 Some…read more
Approach to the Patient with Difficult Vascular Access
As originally published at emDOCS.net. Authors: Richard J. Cunningham, MD (@HappyDays_EM, EM Resident Physician, Creighton/Maricopa Emergency Medicine Residency, Phoenix, AZ) and Geoffrey Comp, DO (@gbcomp,…read more