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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 to pause workflow, and I have an excuse to eat...

Day 2 – The Consultant

Day 2 of residency was way more stressful than the first. After morning report, rounds, and noon lecture, I was left alone to run the renal service with an awesome med student. Our attending...

First Day Of Residency

I'm currently writing this post while sprawled on my bed in a haze. My first day of residency is over, and while it wasn't bad, introducing myself as "Dr. Kumar" to patients just sounds......

Finished with Neurology

Yesterday evening... after admittedly pulling an all-nighter to cram for the departmental exam... I finished my neurology rotation. Between Thanksgiving Break, no weekend responsibilities, and the rotation being only a month long, I only...

Halfway Done With Neurology Rotation

Neurology has gone by so quickly! Our hours are great, we don't work on weekends, and a lot of each day is spent traveling to and from lectures/conferences at the main campus. After morning...

End of Surgery Rotation

It's the rotation that I was waiting for since January... the three months which would show me whether or not the career I wanted to pursue coming into medical school was really my best...

Last Day of Psych at the VA

At 4:45pm on Friday afternoon, I left the VA after four works of working in the outpatient psych clinic. I was privileged to have an extremely insightful and approachable attending who motivated me to...

First Day of Psychiatry

For the next two months, I'll be hearing the most intimate details of my patients' lives. I will come across those who have lost their grip on reality, those in a situation so dire...

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