My third year of medical school – the bulk of my clinical rotations

Finished With Neonatology

I don't think I've ever said "awwwww" so many times before. Who knew that the sight of a newborn yawning, sneezing, or even hiccuping...

The Perception Of Cuteness

It's fair to say that most people consider newborn babies to be exceptionally cute... but why is that? Today on rounds my neonatology attending...

Finished With Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Spending a week doing pediatric EM was pretty eye-opening. I never got used to the sight of patients whose feet barely reached the midpoint...

Finished With Pediatric Gastroenterology

One week just wasn't enough time in pedi GI, but I definitely learned a lot! The team dynamic was incredibly conducive towards teaching, and...

First Day Of Pediatrics

Today was the first day of my last core rotation in medical school - pediatrics! I'll be spending most of the two months at...


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.