The Fast Track is the official publication of the ACOEP Resident Student Organization (RSO). It’s your source for the latest news from the RSO as well as a variety of articles ranging from case reports and research reviews to opinion-based pieces.


The Fast Track was founded in 2011 by Tanner Gronowski and John Donahue as a replacement for the print newsletters created by the ACOEP Student Chapter. After years of diligent work, The Fast Track went from a print newsletter to a gorgeously designed online publication with a gamut of thoughtful and informative articles.

Our online publication has allowed us to publish articles more readily, share on social media and encourage discussion among readers and authors. This is a new era for The Fast Track and we are glad you are joining us!

Letter from the Editor-In-Chief

Welcome to The Fast Track! As the official publication of the ACOEP Resident Student Organization, we are the primary voice of osteopathic medical students and residents in emergency medicine. Although we are a publication with an osteopathic base, The Fast Track is really a medium for all emergency medicine students and residents, osteopathic or allopathic. We hope that you enjoy our publication and that you find a voice by submitting your own articles to us! To submit an article for publication, just click on this submission link or email us at

Also, feel free to share your favorite articles on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!


Stefanie Herfurth, DOEditor-In-Chief

Meet the Publication Chairs

Marykate Decker, OMS-IV
Resident Publications Chair

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA

Medical School: PCOM

Gordon Calhoun, OMS-III
Student Publications Chair

Hometown: Parker, CO

Medical School: ICOM