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August, 2015

  • 3 August

    First Day Of Transplant/LVAD ICU!

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    I’ll never get tired of new rotations making me feel like a chicken with its head cut off. After roughly 5 hours of EPIC EMR training (why must we keep doingggg thissss), my classmate and I proceeded to the ICU to meet up with our attending and fellows.

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  • 2 August

    Finished With MD Anderson ICU Rotation!

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    I’m officially finished with my MD Anderson ICU rotation and looking forward to my next rotation on the cardiac transplant and ventricular assist device ICU service at Texas Heart Institute. Working with critically ill cancer patients showed me the importance of prioritizing problems, many of which aren’t even medical in ...

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  • 2 August

    New Apartment

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    Although I loved my previous apartment at the Venue Museum District, my lifestyle didn’t justify renting such a large place. I decided to downsize to a smaller unit at within the same complex.

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  • 1 August

    NBA Africa – Mount Mutombo And The Dream!

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    Two of my favorite players in NBA history made an appearance at the historical first NBA exhibition game in Africa.

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July, 2015

  • 29 July

    Farewell, First Apartment!

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    Tomorrow I’ll be moving to another unit within my complex – The Venue Museum District. Although I absolutely loved my last two years in this unit… my very first apartment ever… it’s just too big for me. I can definitely benefit from saving money as a resident physician too. 😉

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  • 24 July

    The Emotional Fatigue Of A Code Blue

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    “Push FAST, GO!” I heard our ICU attending say as we hurled our patient’s stretcher down the hall towards a vacant ICU bed. “PEA arrest – as soon as we stop, someone needs to jump on the bed and start chest compressions!”

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  • 21 July

    Don’t Call Me Doctor

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    Walk through a modern day teaching hospital, and you’ll be greeted by a stream of white coats. Pharmacists, technicians, lab workers, researchers, nurse practitioners, social workers, students, physicians, and residents are difficult to tell apart. In my three weeks working in the ICU, at least three people have introduced themselves to ...

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