PGY-3 (CA-2)

Last In-House Call As A CA-2

I'm finished with my very last in-house call as a CA-2 (PGY-3 resident), and it was a grueling one indeed! The calls on this pediatric anesthesia rotation have progressively become more demanding as everyone...

Total Intravenous Anesthesia (TIVA) For Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery

Total intravenous anesthetics (TIVAs) are awesome. For cases involving neurophysiologic monitoring like motor evoked potentials (MEPs), TIVAs become necessary as volatile anesthetics (ie, anesthesia "gases") will alter the monitoring. I wanted to share an...

First Time For Pure Exhaustion

I've always been unorthodox with regards to my sleeping habits. I tend to stay awake post-call to study, complete chores, and pursue hobbies. After staying awake for 36+ hours, I fall asleep that night...

Providing Useful Feedback And Evaluations In Medicine

I receive weekly reminders from E*Value, a well-known healthcare education platform, to complete faculty evaluations, conferences, lectures, etc. These are usually in the form of a survey many days/weeks after I interacted with the...

Tips For Beginning Anesthesiology Residency

Arguably, anesthesiology has one of the largest learning curves right off the bat. Though you'll rely on the medical knowledge you've obtained through medical school and as an intern, clinical anesthesiology is something entirely different....

Finished With Month Two Of Pediatric Anesthesia

I finished my clinical duties this month with a long stretch of "q2" call shifts, but I survived! Early Monday morning, I sat in an empty post-anesthesia care unit and reflected on the fact that I'm training...

Critical Care Anesthesiology Match 2016

Although I accepted my fellowship offer out-of-match earlier this year, today was the official San Francisco Match Day for people still waiting for their critical care anesthesiology match results! It's official now! 🙂

Protect Safe VA Anesthesia Care

As a medical student and now as an anesthesiology resident physician, I've had the privilege of serving our veterans at one of the largest Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospitals in the country. These brave men...

Recent posts

RK.md 2022 Redesign

Gas Flowmeters

Fidelity Backdoor Roth IRA

Olanzapine

Popular categories