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Thank You, Dr. Kretzer

Today marks the third anniversary of Dr. Frank Kretzer's passing, and although I had the privilege of his lectures, teachings, and mentorship throughout medical school, I sincerely miss his humor, enthusiasm, intelligence, kindheartedness,…
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Looking Back At 2017

2017 was another great year in my training. I moved to a new city for the first time, completed 50% of my critical care fellowship, turned 30 years old, and am still going strong! It was also the first year where I regularly started writing…
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“You’re Going To Stop My Heart?!”

Cardiac arrest is one of the most feared complications in medicine as it tends to usually precede death despite appropriate interventions. However, a controlled cardiac arrest is routinely utilized as part of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) to…
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Podcast Interview With School Acceptance!

Roughly two months ago, I had the privilege of sitting down with Surviving Medicine (a podcast hosted by School Acceptance) to discuss several topics ranging from issues in perioperative and critical care to my journey in medicine. Be sure…
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Boston’s First Snow 2017

Having lived in Texas for my entire life, snow was hard to come by. Our version of snow started in the sky and became water when it made contact with the ground. Boston's first snow was this weekend, and to say I was overcome with joy is an…
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