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PGY-2 (CA-1)

My second year of residency training

2015 ABA Basic Exam

Now that the American Board of Anesthesiology's Basic Exam is over for CA-1s, I wanted to write about my experiences from the exam on Friday, June 12th.

Farewell Bluehost – Hello SiteGround

I've been a Bluehost customer for roughly eight years, but after growing issues with web performance and uptime, I reluctantly decided it was time for a change. After doing some online research, I decided to go with SiteGround's startup…

Day Before The ABA Basic Board Exam

Since last year, the anesthesiology written boards have been split into a basic exam taken between the 2nd and 3rd years of residency and an advanced exam taken after right after graduating from residency. My class will be the second group…

First Three Weeks of Obstetric Anesthesiology

Its become very evident that obstetric anesthesiology is an entirely different animal compared to my other rotations. I haven't intubated anyone in three weeks. All my patients are relatively young, pregnant women. I haven't even seen a…

Beginning Obstetric Anesthesiology

Today marks my first true day of my two month obstetric anesthesia rotation, and what a way to kick it off - weekend call! I'll have roughly 60 days to master the art of neuraxial anesthetics (epidurals, spinals, and combined…