Tag Archives: White Coat

Swim

In the past 5 months I’ve started so many blog posts.  I’ve finished so few.  I can just never find the words to express what I’m really feeling.  The experiences I’ve had since becoming a doctor are so emotional, so … Continue reading

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Doctor for a Month

So I’ve officially been pulling off this whole “doctor” thing for a month!  It has gone very fast, but yet it feels like forever.  I’ve gotten less sleep, skipped more meals, and cried more times that I can count.  But … Continue reading

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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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The Doctor is In

In T-minus 3 days, I will see my first patient as a real doctor.  And I’ve never been more afraid in my whole life.  You would think with four years of college and four years of medical school I would be prepared … Continue reading

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Becoming a Doctor

It’s official.  I’m FINALLY  a doctor.  And, I’ve got to say, it’s pretty much exactly as I pictured it would be.  Now I can just relax and start cashing my giant paychecks.  I’ve basically just been too busy deciding what to … Continue reading

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I Am My Own First Patient

I am my own first patient. These are the words that inspired me to begin my journey as a med student blogger.  Four years later and  I’m still at it!  The time has flown since I received my acceptance letter … Continue reading

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Coma

This month I’m on Neuro ICU.  For those of you who don’t know exactly what that is, I am working with a Neurointensivist who specializes in neurological disorders in a critical care setting.  The majority of our patients have either … Continue reading

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