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Being Realistic With Medical School Applications

Let me preface this post by stating that I'll always support the underdog. The one who everyone counts out. The one who...

Things I Wish Surgeons And Circulators Knew About Anesthesiology

Throughout my training as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist, I've worked hand-in-hand with surgeons and circulating nurses in the operating room and...

High Dose Fentanyl Induction

The induction of general anesthesia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery is often times different than non-cardiac surgery. At many institutions, these inductions...

Hepatorenal Recess – Morison’s Pouch

The hepatorenal recess ("Morison's pouch") is a potential space between the liver and right kidney. With small volumes of intraabdominal blood (hemoperitoneum),...

My Butterfly iQ Ultrasound!

After returning from the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists annual meeting in Chicago last week, I received my Butterfly iQ and have been...


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.