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A collection of random things I’ve learned through my training

Bovine Aortic Arch

Over a dozen different aortic arch great vessel configurations have been described in humans. I’ve illustrated the two most common types in...

“Low Flow” Desflurane Anesthesia

Whenever I'm administering a general anesthetic utilizing inhalational agents with the intention of extubating my patient at the end of the case,...

Green Urine Discoloration

Urine color is often under-appreciated as one of many considerations in working up a patients clinical status (especially in the intensive care...

Critical Care Ultrasound Notes – CCEeXAM Preparation

My critical care ultrasound exam is tomorrow! It's the first time this exam is being offered, so...


True anaphylaxis is a type 1 hypersensitivity reaction where histamine, serotonin, leukotrienes, and other mediators are released from basophils and mast cells...


I'm a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellow and double board certified intensivist and anesthesiologist at Harvard looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.