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2016-10-09 22:41
I go back to work this week. It’s the first time I have been on a shift since mid August. My wife and I recently celebrated the birth of our first child, a baby girl. I was fortunate t… Read More
2016-09-06 00:01
A longtime reader (and by longtime reader, I mean my mother) of this blog recently commented to me that I haven’t been writing here very much as of late. As a blogger, I suppose it is… Read More
2016-06-19 01:15
The end is near. As I type this we are speeding through the month of June. On June 30, my year as one of the Internal Medicine Chief Residents will come to a close. Before this year began… Read More
2016-03-25 16:00
There’s about 3 months to go in this academic year. That means I will be a Chief Resident for only another 3 months. My contract is coming to an end. The incoming Chief Residents have… Read More
2015-10-13 04:29
What’s in a title? My ID badge now says “Attending Physician.” I guess that’s my title now. Last month I worked two hospitalist shifts. A week later I followed it u… Read More
2015-07-26 16:42
It has begun. On June 30 I officially ended my Internal Medicine Residency. Well, maybe I should say that I completed it. On July 1 I walked up to my brand new office. As I stood in front o… Read More
An “A” For Effort
2015-04-22 07:59
We’ve all heard of getting an “A” for effort. At least it was an “A,” right? But how meaningful is that grade if you still fail? I remember a patient I shall re… Read More
2015-03-18 17:36
I can remember a string of particularly busy nights. I was on the ICU service — sort of. During our training, we have one month where we are assigned to “MICU NF.” The mon… Read More
2015-02-24 16:50
The following is a post I wrote in medical school that I never published. ***** “C’mon,” my resident called out to me, “Let’s go do something.” “Ok… Read More

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