Life As A Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

Here's a quick video summarizing the basics of my life as a cardiothoracic anesthesia fellow!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQYL577UQLQDrop me a comment...

NovoSeven

NovoSeven (recombinant factor VIIa or rFVIIa) is an intravenous, structurally similar molecule to human factor VII - a protein involved in the extrinsic pathway of the coagulation cascade. This protein then activates...

Timeline And Cost Of My Medical Licensing Exams

Now that I'm nearing the end of my formal medical training, I wanted to look back and catalog the licensing exams I've taken (including my admissions exam for medical school) over the...

I Took An Oath To “Do No Harm” – Not “Save Lives”

Early in my medical training, my colleagues and I had our rite-of-passage into medical school by taking the Hippocratic Oath at our White Coat Ceremony. Many associate the words "do no harm"...

Being Realistic With Medical School Applications

Let me preface this post by stating that I'll always support the underdog. The one who everyone counts out. The one who has seemingly insurmountable odds stacked against him/her. However, in the...

High Dose Fentanyl Induction

The induction of general anesthesia in patients undergoing cardiac surgery is often times different than non-cardiac surgery. At many institutions, these inductions tend to center heavily around high dose opioids due to...

Hepatorenal Recess – Morison’s Pouch

The hepatorenal recess ("Morison's pouch") is a potential space between the liver and right kidney. With small volumes of intraabdominal blood (hemoperitoneum), ascites, or even peritoneal dialysate, fluid accumulates in this recess...

ABOUT RISHI

I'm a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellow and double board certified intensivist and anesthesiologist at Harvard looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.
1,591FansLike
87,044FollowersFollow
2,728FollowersFollow
402SubscribersSubscribe

SUBSCRIBE TO RK.MD

Get my latest posts in a weekly email!