Last Day Of ENT Clinic!

This month has been an absolute blur. Half-way through med school, ENT was my career of choice, so naturally I've had a lot of fun getting to reexperience the pathologies and anatomy which I...

Resolution For 2014

Some list a set of goals. Others don't even bother. And even more just show up to the gym (yes, don't deny it. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). The following snippet is what I've considered my mantra...

First Day Of ENT Clinic

Another start to another rotation - this time I'm back at the county hospital for five of the next six months kicking this month off with ENT Clinic. Today was an extremely abbreviated day...

Finished With Pulmonary Critical Care (And Half Of Intern Year!)

This was easily my most emotionally challenging month of intern year to date. I watched patients receive life-saving organ transplants. I pronounced patients dead (and when I finally regained myself, I had to do...

Flolan Is Awesome

Flolan (epoprostenol) is an AWESOME medication. I remember the cardiovascular anesthesiologists using it all the time when I was a med student but never understood its true utility until this month working on the...

Christmas Eve 2013 โ€“ Just Another Day

This profession isn't normal. You become oblivious to things which were once held dear. Weekends feel like regular work days. Evenings are spent still toiling away or trying to sleep whenever possible. Holidays have...

Critical Care โ€“ A Time To Give, A Time To Take

One of the mantras my attending emphasizes with regards to critical care deals with the timing of our interventions. In critical care, there's "a time to give and a time to take." So what...

First Week of Pulm Critical Care

What a crazy first week! I felt like I was constantly writing notes, seeing a new consult, in conference, or walking between places in the hospital. I tried picking up tidbits of critical care...

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