Category Archives: Medical Student

No Words

Everything will be alright. It’s one of those phrases people say in times of difficulty.  They might touch your hand as they say it to help you believe them.  It’s a phrase I’ve heard coming out of my own mouth … Continue reading

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Code Blue

There are a lot of things that terrify me about medicine.  But at the top of my list are Codes.  A “Code” or a “Code Blue” is when a patient goes into cardiac arrest and needs CPR.  It makes sense … Continue reading

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ER

This month I’m rotating in Emergency Medicine.  It is one of my last “required” rotations, and it’s a rotation that I was not at all excited for.  One thing I’ve learned on previous Internal Medicine rotations is that a lot … Continue reading

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Here and Now

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my future.  As I’ve mentioned before I’ve starting looking ahead and thinking about fellowships after residency – something I never thought I would even consider.  I’m starting to make plans for … Continue reading

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ICU Part II

I finished my month in the ICU.  And, believe it or not, I really, really liked it.  I know, I know.  My last blog post I said how much I hated the ICU and how I would never want to … Continue reading

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ICU

I’ve officially survived my first week in the ICU!  I wish I could be happier about it, but I’m really just exhausted, and I coming down with some kind of bug.  I don’t even want to think about the different … Continue reading

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The Difficult Part

I’ve learned a lot so far in medical school.  Especially over the past year and a half of clinical rotations.  But there is still a skill I need to master.  The one thing that doesn’t seem to be getting any … Continue reading

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