Tag Archives: Standardized Patient

Better

Last night I was asked by a patient, “How long have you been a doctor?”  My reply:  “Three weeks sir.”  If that doesn’t instill confidence in a person, I don’t know what will. But it has been only three weeks. … Continue reading

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Regular Rate and Rhythm

I feel obligated to post something.  I realize it’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged.  And I’ve noticed my blog posts are getting longer and longer apart.  I have a lot of ideas for things to write about, but, … Continue reading

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Light at the End of the Tunnel

Today marks the first day of my LAST year of school.  EVER.  It seems like that little light at the end of the tunnel is getting just a tiny bit brighter.  And it feels really, really great.  Plus, as far … Continue reading

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What I Will Miss

With only one month left of classes, I can’t help but feel a little sad.  I am definitely burnt out on school, and I am really looking forward to no more lectures, but there are a few things I am … Continue reading

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One. More. Week.

Only one more week of the semester left.  I absolutely cannot wait for it to be over.  It is amazing how much more information you cover in a semester versus a quarter.  I have a block exam on Monday, and … Continue reading

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Difficult Topics

Last week I had a standardized patient, and the point of this encounter was to learn how to take a history from a patient on a difficult topic.  We had several lectures about death and dying, as well as other … Continue reading

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Stop This Train

Next week is fall break…which means that my second year of med school is one-fourth of the way over.  School is going way too fast, and it is a little scary.  In only ten short months, I will start seeing … Continue reading

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