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From EPPA Scribing to National Competitions

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on June 15, 2017 07:40 PM
I was an EPPA scribe for just under two years, with the majority spent working as a full-timer. I had the joy of working in the Emergency Department and then transitioned to help build a scribe program at an orthopedic center! In the summer of 2016,...Read More

What would you say you do here ....

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on May 31, 2017 09:16 PM
What do scribes do? ...During a mundane graveyard shift, our team was rushed back into a stabilization room to find blood-drenched paramedics and a patient with penetrating neck trauma that visually exposed all deep anterior neck structures. Despite...Read More

Q&A: Tips on Choosing the Medical School for You.

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on May 09, 2017 07:27 PM
Got questions about applying to medical school?  We've got answers.Question:  How did your experience as a scribe contribute/come up in your interview process for a scribe supervisor position; perhaps you were able to answer a difficult que...Read More

Q&A on Choosing the Right Medical School

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on May 09, 2017 07:14 PM
Do you have questions?  We've got answers!Question:  How did your experience as a scribe contribute/come up in your interview process for a scribe supervisor position; perhaps you were able to answer a difficult question based on your exper...Read More

Something New Every Day = Constant Learning as a Pre-med

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on April 20, 2017 07:00 PM
As a full time scribe I can be found in the ED at any time on any day, but a normal weekday morning shift always begins with coffee (if I’m with the right physician they may even provide this, perks!) Most days in the ED start out with a full waiting...Read More

Q&A Scribing at a Level 1 Trauma Center

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on April 13, 2017 09:28 PM
Q: Why do you like being a scribe at a level one trauma center? A: I like being a scribe here because I think it is the only job you get to work one on one with the physician all while being able to work and interact with a larger team. You get to se...Read More

Medical/PA school interview advice ...from our ACCEPTED Scribes!

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on April 07, 2017 03:04 PM
At this month’s Scribe Education Session, EPPA scribes accepted to medical and PA schools came in to share their experiences and advice on the med/PA school application and interview process.  Here’s what they had to say.  Stay tuned for pa...Read More

Interested in Oncology as a Specialty?

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on April 03, 2017 08:25 PM
As a scribe, it's always interesting to hear from current physicians as to why they chose their specialty.  Take a look at what Oncologist Dr. Menge has to say:Why did you choose oncology as a specialty? While there are several reasons, I would...Read More

Are you Batman?

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on March 23, 2017 04:28 PM
A 2 year old infant with a small laceration to the left side of her forehead presented, with her parents and young brother, to the Emergency Department. Just one hour prior to evaluation, the patient's five-year-old brother accidentally dropped a toy...Read More

A Day as a Scribe ...My Usually Unusual 6 AM Shift

Posted by Becky Leagjeld on March 21, 2017 04:46 PM
My Usually Unusual 6 AM Shift.04: 30: alarm goes off. (snooze)04:35 (snooze)04:40 (snooze, yet again).04:50 only 20 minutes until I have be out the door... (snooze).05:00 okay, I'm up...I'm up. I get out of bed and head for the shower.  I get my...Read More