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Halfway Done With Neuroanesthesia As A CA-3

It's the middle of the month, the Texans got royally owned by the Patriots in the divisional playoff game last night, I submitted my hospital credentialing for fellowship this morning, and I'm so far...

Finished With Regional Anesthesia – Onto Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

What an absolutely incredible month! With weekends off, a week of vacation, Christmas Eve/Day off, and two academic days off to partake in Baylor Med's anesthesiology residency interview days, I only worked a total...

Halfway Done With Regional Anesthesia

I'm a little over halfway done with my regional anesthesia rotation and have accrued more neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks than I could have ever imagined. There's something incredibly gratifying about doing blocks one...

Finished With Pulmonary Critical Care (And Half Of Intern Year!)

This was easily my most emotionally challenging month of intern year to date. I watched patients receive life-saving organ transplants. I pronounced patients dead (and when I finally regained myself, I had to do...

Critical Care – A Time To Give, A Time To Take

One of the mantras my attending emphasizes with regards to critical care deals with the timing of our interventions. In critical care, there's "a time to give and a time to take." So what...

First Week of Pulm Critical Care

What a crazy first week! I felt like I was constantly writing notes, seeing a new consult, in conference, or walking between places in the hospital. I tried picking up tidbits of critical care...

Beginning Pulmonary Critical Care

Well it's time to start my sixth month of residency - pulmonary critical care (PCCS)! I enjoyed spending some time with my parents over Thanksgiving break and had a chance to wrap up a...

Finished With Cardiology

It's a cold Wednesday night, and I'm sipping on some hot chocolate while watching the Rockets' basketball game. The last month was a joy - having the opportunity to work with a co-anesthesia-intern to...

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