Category Archives: Medicine

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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Night Float

I successfully survived a week of Night Float!  My limited experience working night shifts led me to believe it was going to be a rough week, and it was, but the night shift isn’t so bad.  It’s pretty long – … Continue reading

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Sub Internship

Apologies all around for my long absence from the blog scene.  I would like to say I’ve been super busy and just couldn’t find the time, but the truth is I’ve just gotten lazy in my old age.  27 takes … Continue reading

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Lung Transplant II

Today was my last day in lung transplants.  I’m definitely going to miss this rotation.  I have been so blessed to get to work with such an amazing team and to meet so many incredible patients during this past month. The … Continue reading

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Lung Transplant

I am currently on a Lung Transplant rotation, and this past week I got to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience of traveling with the team to procure a set of lungs for one of our patients.  This is unlike any other rotation … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

I survived the summer!  I made it through my month as a single-mom on a Cardiology rotation, and I am happy to say my husband is back in Phoenix.  He actually started his new job as a flight instructor today! … Continue reading

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