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DDx Episode 1

Young, fit, and female? Higher chance of misdiagnosis.

10 minutes


Amy Ho, M.D.

Dr. Ho is an emergency medicine attending physician in Dallas, Texas. She completed her residency at University of Chicago and medical school at University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center. Her interests include healthcare policy and administration, and she has been a nationally featured speaker and writer on these topics. Learn more about Dr. Ho at


A 27-year-old female presents to the emergency room with nausea, vomiting, and myalgia during flu season. Her symptoms began a few hours prior to her arrival in the ER. She is otherwise healthy, with no significant medical history. In this episode of DDx, emergency medicine physician Dr. Amy Ho explains how she changed her mind about a patient she’ll never forget.