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Working Over Christmas Weekend 2016

Working over major holidays brings together a pretty unique camaraderie among healthcare workers. Physicians, nurses, techs, and ancillary staff support each other to get through these long and often difficult shifts away from their loved…

Happy July 4th 2016!

This July 4th was somewhat depressing in that next year, I'll be celebrating it for the first time outside of Houston. Boston is going to be a major change, but I'm looking forward to the new challenges and lifestyle during my fellowship…

Happy Holidays 2015 – Nexus 6P and Mac Mini

Last year was about the Nexus 6 and iPads for my brother and mom. This holiday season, the new star of my technological repertoire is the Nexus 6P, Google's first major venture with Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. To be direct,…

No Shave November 2015

A little peer pressure last month convinced me to take part in No Shave November for the first time this year. For those who aren't familiar with this organization, here's an excerpt from their site:

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

I've been getting out from work fairly late these days due to a new system the pain services have implemented regarding post-operative consultations for pain management. Invariably, I end up having to see a bunch of consults in the late…

National Doctor’s Day 2015

Yesterday was National Doctor's Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the service of physicians. Interestingly enough, the date (March 30th) is the anniversary of the first use of general anesthesia in surgery. Hooray for old school ether…

Look Back At 2014 – Starting Airway Rotation

I feel like each successive year in my training is more difficult but more rewarding. 2014 was the year I completed my intern training and proceeded to start clinical anesthesia. With six months of anesthesiology under my belt, I've…