Beginning Pulmonary Critical Care

Well it's time to start my sixth month of residency - pulmonary critical care (PCCS)! I enjoyed spending some time with my parents over Thanksgiving break and had a chance to wrap up a...

Finished With Cardiology

It's a cold Wednesday night, and I'm sipping on some hot chocolate while watching the Rockets' basketball game. The last month was a joy - having the opportunity to work with a co-anesthesia-intern to...

First Half of Cardiology

Even though it's the 18th of the month, I'm almost finished with my clinical duties on cardiology because I'll be on my night shifts at the end of this week and have Thanksgiving vacation...

Last Few Days Of Medicine Wards

Two days left on my first month of inpatient medicine wards! Of the eight medicine teams, I'm on the one "day admitting" (aka, up to 8 new patients) on the very last day of...

First Half Of Medicine Wards

Inpatient medicine wards are considered much more difficult compared to our other intern year rotations, yet the privilege of getting to manage a patient's full set of medical problems is a valuable learning opportunity....

Finished With Heme/Onc!

I have one more day call tomorrow, and I'll be done with my elective on the hematology/oncology service. Its been a great month working with my colleagues on other consult services to coordinate patient...

My Anesthesiology Operating Room Jacket

While I love my white coat's pockets to carry around articles and manuals, I've been looking forward to having my operating room jacket for its portability. Oh yeah, and it has a built in...

Halfway Done With Heme-Onc

As I young child, I distinctly remember being fascinated by my dad's career in medical technology. Watching the centrifuge separate blood components within a test tube was pretty cool, but I found mounting slides,...

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