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Finished With Nephrology

I'm officially finished with my first rotation as a resident... but I'm going to really miss everyone I worked with this past month on...

Tidbits of Renal Knowledge

Over the last month, I've picked up a lot of factoids on the renal consult service which I'd like to brain dump for future...

Renal Biopsies – Gloms And Stuff

"Glom" (a term we toss around on the renal service) refers to the glomerulus, a nephron's initial filtering component, which is often implicated in...

Finished One Week Of Residency

The best part about working over the weekend (hah, what a grown-up thing to say) is that parking is easy, there aren't any conferences...

Aldactone and Lasix in Cirrhosis

After all the patients I've seen with ascites secondary to hepatic cirrhosis, I wondered why we tend to start them on 100 mg Aldactone...

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I'm a combined clinical fellow in critical care medicine and cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Harvard looking to improve medical education and patient safety with technology and quality initiatives.