After much thought and discussion, I decided to unearth the blog. There has continued to be a strong discussion about the role of social media in medicine and what could/should be posted by medical providers. Some of my physician colleagues on insta, like alison.earlymd and dralrahmani, have recently posted their opinions about the intersection of … Continue reading started from the bottom….
This week I was on anesthesia service- both adult and 2 days of pediatric. Anesthesia has a steep learning curve. Though I know a lot of the drug basics and have the basic human body physiology mechanisms engrained in this giant brain, applying them within a moments notice is more challenging than you’d think! Though … Continue reading MY WEEK PUTTING PEOPLE TO SLEEP.
When I chose Laryngology as my 2 week surgical specialty elective, I did not know there would be so many secretions [of many types] and so much gagging. [The gagging really caught me off guard--mostly only during scoping without numbing FYI] ENT was basically uncharted territory for me. The closest I had ever come to … Continue reading DEVELOPING MY VOICE.
Hi guys. Well....it's been a while, hasn't it. School is taking a lot of time lately, not that that is bad but just is. Also we have a lot of extracurriculars going on, like I have been shadowing, and we had a really cool trauma opportunity I'm going to tell you about NOW. On Thursday … Continue reading BEST WEEKEND EVER.
My first experience, today, as a Mayo patient was an interesting one. I tried to pretend I knew nothing about the building so that I could get an accurate representation about how a patient would feel coming in fresh. To find the location was not difficult, though it should be noted that there are certain … Continue reading MY FIRST TIME AS A MAYO PATIENT
Thursday was the first day that I felt unprepared for medical school. Which in context of how long we have been in school so far, seems really lucky. During Histology, which we have twice a week (tues and thurs), we have early morning quizzes in which we are required to know all the material that … Continue reading UNPREPARED FOR MED SCHOOL…..
** I want to make full disclosure that this blog contains only my thoughts and feelings and not those of the Mayo Clinic in any way.*** WOW. The second week of med school is even better than the first. Today we did a learning activity called "A Day in the Life," where we got a … Continue reading A DAY IN THE LIFE….