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Experiences from my intern year of residency

Halfway Done With Emergency Medicine

My stint of night shifts was front-loaded this month, and now I'm in the midst of my 5pm-1am critical care shifts. Needless to say,...

Finished With Internal Medicine Wards – Forever!

April 30th was my last day of internal medicine wards forever, and I can now see the proverbial light at the end of the intern...

Stress Dose Steroids, Weaning, and ACTH Stimulation

Stress dose steroids are used in numerous scenarios including adrenal insufficiency, critical care, and the perioperative period. What's important to understand is that the...

First 10 Days Of VA Medicine Wards

Ten days into this rotation, and the struggle is real! It's difficult to really spend as much time as I'd like with patients, teach medical...

April Is The Cruelest Month – Last Month Of Medicine Wards

At the end of every month, there's always some anxiety about starting the next rotation. Having to work out logistical issues, meeting new residents...

ABOUT RISHI

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

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