Honey Buns, Diet Mountain Dew, and Trauma care

Does residency education need to be reformed? John Bream, MD Founder, Bream Medical                 It’s 445am in Greenville, North Carolina, sometime in the spring of 2012.  It’s been a busy Saturday night (now Sunday morning) on trauma.  I’ve been on-duty as the senior trauma resident for almost 24 hours.  The trauma team has just completed […]

Healthcare workers are tired

I’m tired. As an Emergency Medicine physician who worked, at minimum, 200 hours per month during the pandemic, I’m tired. Mentally, physically, and emotionally.  I am burned out.  While not the main reason I started my own urgent care, direct primary care, and telemedicine practice, burn out was a consideration.   The nurses are tired.  […]

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