EMN Wins Folio, APEX,
Emergency Medicine News
has received a gold award for best commentary in the annual competition of the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE). Congratulations to James Roberts, MD, for his piece, “How to be a Real EP: Advice for New Graduates (and a Good Reminder for Seasoned EPs, Too,”) which was published in his popular column, InFocus. (EMN 2016;38:12; http://bit.ly/2qSUfpF
Dr. Robert’s article doles out realistic and practical advice on the various aspects of life as an emergency physician, including clinical conundrums, patient encounters, relationships with other hospital staff, and the mental challenges involved in the job. “How to be a Real EP” garnered a lot of attention and positive feedback on social media as well. One user wrote on Twitter, “Now here’s a healthy dose of perspective on the job & career of an emergency physician.”
The ASHPE competition is the most prestigious in health care publishing. The organization is dedicated to fostering the highest ethical standards and excellence in health care publishing.
Emergency Medicine News also won a 2016 APEX Award of Excellence for its iPad app. The APEX awards are given by Communications Concepts, Inc., which has sponsored the awards for 28 years.
Emergency Medicine News won two 2015 Clarion Awards for Best Overall External Magazine with a circulation of 100,000 or less, and Robert Brandt, MD, received an award in the best regular informational/non-opinion column with Brandt's Rants, which appears every other month in print. The prestigious Clarion Awards are given for excellence in communications by the Association for Women in Communications. Past winners include the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Sports Illustrated, and BBC Global News.