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internal medicine

Admission Day Blues

Tomorrow is our team's second major admission day; we'll receive eight patients plus a possible ICU transfer. While having new patients on the service is great, these tend to be our longest days... and the Texans are playing their second…
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First Week of Medicine Sub-I

I almost forgot how rigorous hospital medicine can be, but being back on the wards has been a much-needed reminder why I went into this profession. It's also fun watching the MS2s (who just started clinical rotations a week ago!) present…
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Day 1 Of Medicine Sub-I

What a return to the clinical scene! Although my upper-level resident is switching, I've gotten to know the two MS2s and two interns I'll be working with for the next four weeks. I couldn't be happier with this group!
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Night Before Medicine Sub-Internship

All fourth year medical students are required to complete a one month sub-internship (sub-I) in internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, or family medicine. Compared to core rotation students who focus more on interviewing patients, doing…
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Finished With Internal Medicine

The VA hospital was an amazing way to end my internal medicine experience, mainly because of how extraordinary my team and attending were! As a parting gift, the VA graciously bestowed me with a nasty case of the common cold right before my…
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