The Reason for Research

A career with a focus on academic research in emergency medicine (EM) is a rigorous but thrilling career path, providing intellectual stimulation, variety, autonomy, and the potential to impact many areas of acute care, including hospital operations. “The Reason for Research” is a comprehensive guide for medical students, residents, and junior faculty who may be interested in pursuing an academic career in emergency medicine research. It provides an overview of a career in EM research, including career planning tips, information on required education and training, and advice and inspiration from some of the top researchers in emergency medicine.