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What is your favorite thing about being an emergency physician?

My favorite thing about being an emergency physician is the variety of patients and conditions I get to work on and the feeling that I can really help people acutely. I am also proud of the fact that emergency physicians and nurses treat all patients no matter who they are, their ability to pay or what time of day they come in.

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What is your favorite thing about being an emergency physician?

In medical school, I loved all of the rotations and did not want to exclude anything. In the emergency room I get to care for kids, geriatric patients, cancer patients, trauma patients – I see it all and it’s always interesting. I build intense relationships with my patients, even though our interactions are short, and I get to make a small difference in people’s lives at a critical moment. I also like the schedule. When I’m working, I work really hard. When I’m off, I get to enjoy my family without interruption.

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Cancer Care Cardiology Diabetes Featured Physicians General Medicine Health & Wellness Orthopedics Pediatrics Senior Health Women's Health