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First Day Of Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric surgery is shaping up to be an excellent two weeks of variety and choice. Sure, we have to get in around 5:30 each morning to collect vitals on our 35+ patients, but after...

Finished With Emergency Medicine

Unilateral facial pain with some subjective fevers, diaphoresis, and numbness/tingling in the same region. "So what medications are you taking?" I noticed the disproportionate opening of his mouth as he answered." While we joked...

Last Shift In The E.R.

T-minus two hours till the E.R. portion of this surgery rotation is over. I worked yesterday 7a-7p and had the morning/afternoon to finish reading the NMS Surgery Casebook today, but being ever-so-absent-minded, I left...

Overnight EC Shift

Yesterday was Baylor Med's first round of interviews for incoming medical students, so I naturally jumped on board to give basic science and clinical tours. Interviewing and giving said tours when I was an...

First Day of Surgery – Shock Rooms

Today was my first shift in the Ben Taub emergency center (EC), and first real workday as part of the surgery rotation. From 9am to 5pm, a classmate and I helped man the shock...

You’re Not The Surgeon Type

On more than one occasion, I've shared my desire to pursue microsurgery with some of the residents and attendings, and on more than one occasion, I've been told that I just don't have that...

Surgical Corps

I'm extremely excited to be part of a group of MS2s spearheading a new kind of organization at Baylor Med - Surgical Corps. While I can go on and on about why this is...

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