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About emilyehoward

My name is Emily, and I am a second year Internal Medicine Resident in Phoenix, Arizona. I live with my husband Nicholas and my daughter Anika. And I hope you enjoy my blog!

Maternity Leave

Believe it or not, I didn’t forget that I have a blog.  I think about it often.  Mostly I miss the days when I had time to write.  These days I find I have a lot more on my hands, … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad News

A few months ago I participated in a small group session about breaking bad news.  It was a requirement during my Ambulatory Rotation in December.  During the session people took turns role playing a physician breaking bad news to a … Continue reading

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Senior Resident

I believe I’ve set a new record for the longest time between blog posts. I haven’t forgotten that I have a blog.  I actually think about writing quite a lot these days.  But it seems every time I sit down … Continue reading

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Numb

I’m sure you’re wondering what I’m up to.  Wondering if I’ve forgotten about my blog.  Wondering if maybe life as intern just got so busy and hectic that I could no longer find time to write.  I haven’t forgotten. And I’m … Continue reading

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Limitless

There is a limit to what people can take.  In my short time as a doctor I’ve seen a lot of people who have reached their limit.  Their body, their mind, their spirit has had all it can take.  I’ve … Continue reading

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What I Love About Being an Intern

As promised in my prior blog post, I’ve been trying to focus on the good in my life.  This month of ambulatory rotation has been a much-needed breath of fresh air.  I’ve caught up on my sleep.  I’ve been cooking … Continue reading

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Doctor and Pilot: A Love Story

I recently celebrated my 6th anniversary with my husband, Nicholas.  I can’t believe we’ve been married for six years!  We got married when we were both 22 years old, which to most people, seems very young.  We dated for 10 months … Continue reading

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