Explore This IssueACEP Now: Vol 39 – No 06 – June 2020
New York City (NYC)
Current number of residents:
25 per class
Secret weapons (medical)
Patients bring their pathology from all over the world to the cutting-edge Mount Sinai system and Elmhurst Hospital Center, which is in the most diverse immigrant neighborhood in the country. Resident shifts in dedicated critical care areas and a strong EM-critical care faculty presence at both Sinai and Elmhurst leave residents prepared to treat any condition. Our 4-year curriculum offers one of the best-developed scholarly track programs in the country, backed by an unusual amount of curriculum time, mentoring, and department resources devoted to career development. Our residents are very involved in every department initiative and on a national level in their areas of interest and often graduate into leadership positions.
Secret weapons (non-medical)
Being among our big family in a vibrant city makes it easier to face the challenges of residency (even when you become the epicenter of the epicenter of a pandemic). There are endless ways to play in NYC and so many residents live near each other—in the same building or within a few blocks—that bonding is inevitable. See the results weekly at Tuesday Night Fun or any time you walk into our break rooms. Also, it‘s NYC so we get every imaginable kind of food delivered straight to the emergency department at all hours!
Recent publications of note:
- Giwa A, Desai A, Duca A. Novel 2019 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): an updated overview for emergency clinicians. Emerg Med Pract. 2020;22(5):1-28.
- Nickerson J, Webb T, Boehm L, et al. Difficult delivery and neonatal resuscitation: a novel simulation for emergency medicine residents. West J Emerg Med. 2020;21(1):102-107.
- Lin M, Rivette A, Carr B, et al. Effect of accountable care organizations on emergency medicine payment and care redesign: a quantitative study. Ann Emerg Med. 2020;75(5):597-608.
More than 130 languages are spoken in the Elmhurst Hospital neighborhood. Within three blocks of the hospital you can buy a sari, have some coffee from a Colombian coffee shop, and sweat in a Korean sauna.
—Elaine Rabin, MD, FACEP, program director, residency in emergency medicine