Experiences from my fourth and final year of medical school

USMLE Step 3 Preparation Before Residency

USMLE Step 3 is the last board exam a physician must pass to practice medicine in the United States. It can only be taken...

Residency Paperwork and Apartment Hunting

Over the last few days, I've written my social security number and date of birth a lot. And I do mean a lot. Paperwork...

Another Dream Come True – Anesthesiology At Baylor Med

Four years after writing a post expressing my sentiments towards being accepted by my dream medical school, I'm writing a similar post about matching...

I Matched!

My first reaction to receiving the NRMP email was laughter. The email's subject was "Did I Match?" Then the first part of the content:...

Last Day Of Medical School

I wish I could have written this post on Friday, but I've been ill with a vaccine-resistant strain of the seasonal flu. I could...


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.