PGY-3 (CA-2)

My third year of residency training

My First Cross-Cover Page As An Intern

I had a great conversation with one of the PACU nurses yesterday about the new crop of interns starting in July, and if/how it...

Brooks Launch 3 Shoes

I've been a Nike fan my whole life but owned a pair of Eccos to wear around the hospital as a medical student. I...

Preparation For The ABA Advanced Board Exam

As a follow-up post to preparing for the ABA Basic Exam which I took between my CA-1 and CA-2 years, I'll be taking the...

Local Anesthetic For Starting Peripheral IVs (PIVs)

I wanted to expand on a previous post regarding the placement of peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheters. Some use a small wheal of local anesthetic to...

Lifewings Healthcare Quality Improvement

Today I attended a wonderful session put on by Lifewings outlining techniques to improve patient safety and communication in the healthcare arena. We role...


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.