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September 22, 2020

Noren Salehani, PA-C | On Friday, April 3, I opened my email to find the subject, COVID-19 Update – Helping NYC, at the top of my inbox. It was an opportunity for clinicians to answer the mayor of New York City’s national call for help and provide relief to fellow clinicians working at the epicenter of the coronavirus. At the time, things in Birmingham were changing rapidly but nowhere near what was being reported about the impact the virus was having on the NYC population. The more I thought about the email and the opportunity it held, the more my mind raced. I had an open gate and an invaluable opportunity to help.

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May 21, 2020

Juan Class, MSN, ACNP-BC | From the middle of the emergency department, I can hear sirens ringing faintly in the distance. Second-by-second, the ringing grows louder. As I step away from my workstation and look out of the back doors, I see lights flash in the distance. At that moment, I know those lights and sirens are heading this way. Within what feels like mere seconds, a Chattanooga Police Officer

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April 2, 2020

Our nation faces an unprecedented situation with the spread of COVID-19 nationwide. We want our patients, clinicians, and hospital partners to know that we stand with them in these uncertain times.

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January 21, 2019

The first thing a physician can do to improve patient satisfaction is become aware of how his or her behavior and moment-to-moment decisions

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February 17, 2017

Congress enacted the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) in 1986 as part of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985. It was originally designed to prevent hospitals from refusing to see patients based on their inability to pay, and to assure they transferred patients only when appropriate and in a safe manner.

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January 6, 2017

As you interview for physician assistant (PA) job opportunities, there is so much to consider before officially accepting the perfect position. Evaluating each job takes both time, effort and great attention to detail. Looking beyond the posted job description is critical when selecting the perfect match.

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April 29, 2016

Evaluating practice opportunities can be challenging, especially for residents just entering the emergency medicine job market. With many diverse practice settings across the country, there are many options to consider

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