Tales From the Trenches E03: COVID and the Medical Student Dilemma with Dr. Jazmyn Shaw

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Overview: In this episode, Tiffany talks with Dr. Jazmyn Shaw, the current EMRA Medical Student Council Chair, about the unique challenges faced by medical students during the COVID pandemic. From being abruptly pulled from rotations, uncertainty over audition rotations, virtual interviews and match to the first doses of a COVID vaccine, we cover it all! As we enter year 2 of the COVID pandemic, Dr. Shaw gives us a reminder to love ourselves …

Tales From The Trenches E02: COVID and Critical Care Fellowship with Dr. Mark Ramzy

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Overview: In this episode, Tiffany talks with Dr. Mark Ramzy about finishing residency and starting his Critical Care fellowship in the hotspots of the COVID pandemic. They also discuss the unique challenges Dr. Ramzy faced when he became a father at the start of the pandemic. Dr. Ramzy shares how he rediscovered artistic talents and reinforced old friendships and family bonds to help overcome the sense of isolation during quarantine. Take a listen, …

Tales from the Trenches E01: COVID Transitions with Dr. Andy Little

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In this first episode of Tales from the Trenches, Dr. Tiffany Proffitt (host and EM physician at Honor Health in Arizona, USA) talks with guest Dr. Andy Little (Associate Program Director of Advent Health East Orlando Emergency Medicine Residency Program) about career and life transitions during the COVID pandemic. They discuss the unique challenges of moving his family across the US from Ohio to Florida in the pursuit of the career for which …