Federal Opportunities for Professional Development

Anyone who knows me will tell you, I love training and broadening my education. In any given year, you’ll find me going to four to six resident training courses and at least 2 conferences. Recently however, I’ve come to the realization not many people know of opportunities available to them, so I wanted to sit […]

Panic! At the airport

I had let my guard down, which was a mistake and it backfired. The first step after my mistake was to panic, and I think those around me at the time would say I did a pretty good job of it. 4 hours earlier I was relaxing at our crew house and probably arguing about […]

Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema

Neurogenic Pulmonary Edema Neurogenic pulmonary edema (NPE) is a clinical syndrome characterized by the acute onset of pulmonary edema following a significant CNS insult. While there are a few theories, the etiology is unknown. Out of the ‘big 4’ theories, I’m going to go over two, neuro-cardiac and blast theory. Neuro-Cardiac Theory This theory characterizes […]