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Calling Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard

I was recently in the hospital when I heard someone mention calling Dr. Howard.  They weren’t referring to me, of course, but to a real doctor with the same name.  But at that moment it hit me.  In a few months, I’m going … Continue reading

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Cancer

This month I’m on “Hem/Onc,” aka Hematology and Oncology aka blood disorders and cancer.  A long, long time ago I really thought I wanted to go into Pediatric Oncology.  I slowly realized I didn’t want to work with kids or … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

In two years of rotations I have had a lot of different attendings, and I have gotten a lot of difference advice.  Most attendings have a catch phrase or some sort of lesson they really want to impart on their … Continue reading

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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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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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