8/27/2018-9/9/2018

The experiences I had on nights were very different than the one I am having at my program. Most of been pretty low key. This one I did my first LP and got yelled at by a mom asking when can her daughter be an emergency. So both better and worse. They way our nights... Continue Reading →

8/20/2018-8/26/2018

Nursery is finally done! The last week was insane! End on bang with a full census and just crazy things happening left and right. In from NICU out from NICU, sugar babies, coombs, bilis, light and all that jazz. It was really a culmination of everything we'd experienced over the last three weeks with a... Continue Reading →

7/30/2018-8/5/2018

Sorry it's a late post but working 11 to 14 hours days is making me very sleep happy. Understandably. As my first week on nursery, me and my cointern got absolutely slammed. As in the nursery was close to full almost all week which is a big deal when you aren't well versed in all... Continue Reading →

7/23/2018-7/29/2018

This week was a hard lesson in you have no idea what you've gotten yourself into. Although it didn't start out that way. Finishing up my month on clinic, I was kinda of given a lot of freedom in terms of seeing patients on my own from start to finish. Nothing was too complicated but... Continue Reading →

7/16/2018-7/22/2018

Every week is just a roller coaster. There isn't a day that does by that isn't a little bit of a rush but then sometimes it's just a 90 degree drop. I started this week as the lone clinic resident. The senior with that had been with me the last two weeks moved onto his... Continue Reading →

7/9/2018-7/15/2018

Another week gone by. at a seemingly glacial pace. While I'm into the slowing of the passage of time I'd also like to be at the point I know how to manage myself and the medicine around me. I spent this week getting more on my feet in clinic to do as much as I... Continue Reading →

7/2/2018-7/8/2018

Week one done! I have no idea what I'm doing AT ALL. What happened to all that fourth year experience? I feel like if you come out of the Match successful you feel almost ready? Maybe it's more a feeling of finality and wanting to move on but then 3-4 month go by where you're... Continue Reading →

6/25/2018 – 7/1/2018

The plan is once a week I do a reflection on being a resident and my life and all that jazz because my memory is kinda sucky and I want to remember everything. Because my life has been a r i d e. But lets jump into this week. Orientation. Some places have orientation for... Continue Reading →

The Traveling Interview

Interview season is upon us. It’s a confusing time not for the actual event itself but the whole getting there effectively and efficiently. In most careers, you might go on 3 or 4 interviews at a time before getting an offer or finding a place you think will work well until you’re ready to move... Continue Reading →

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