Practical Points for Advancing Your Professional Career.

Welcome to the EAST Careercasts.  The Careercasts are a series of audio interviews with leaders in the field designed to provide you with practical information regarding career development, leadership and career challenges.

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EAST Careercast logo The Role of Emergency Medicine-Critical Care Specialists - #55

In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Zaffer Qasim and Dr. Laszlo Kiraly discuss the role of Emergency Medicine-Critical Care specialists involved in the operational and directorial aspects of prehospital and critical care transport medicine.  Dr. Qasim interviews Dr. Jason Cohen (EM-Intensivist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Medical Director of Boston Medflight), Dr. Jacob Keeperman (triple board-certified in EM, Critical Care, and Emergency Medical Services, attending physician at the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, and Medical Director of Air Evac Lifeteam), and Dr. Jonathan Trager (EM and Critical Care Physician at St Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, and Medical Director for St. Luke’s Emergency & Transport Services and Critical Care Transport). They provide an insight into their role providing critical care both in and out of the hospital, key considerations of choosing this path as a career option, and the challenges and opportunities of this area of medicine in the United States.

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EAST Careercast logo Evolving Role of Emergency Medicine-Surgical Critical Specialists - #51

In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Zaffer Qasim explores the evolving role of Emergency Medicine-Surgical Critical Care Specialists.  Dr. Qasim interviews Dr. Tiffany Osborn, the first full female Professor of Surgery and EM at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri and Dr. Zac Ginsberg, Medical Director of the SICU and Emergency Physician at Kettering Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio.  Both discuss their respective paths from fellowship to job search and career advancement.  Drs. Osborn and Ginsberg provide important points as to why EM-SCC physicians form a unique and important part of the health system.

In the podcast, Dr. Osborn references the following resources related to career and mentoring:
Mentorship: Through the Looking Glass Into Our Future by Tiffany Medlin Osborn, MD 
Ann Emerg Med August 1999;34:285-289.

Get the Job You Really Want by James Caan - Goodreads

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