Teaching other people about diagnosis and management of any particular disease is critical. It’s our job as physicians to educate patients (and those who care for our mutual patients), so that they are able to live a healthy and productive life.
Life as a clinical Gastroenterology fellow. #GIFellow
The most important practical skill to learn to manage weekend call as a G.I. fellow is triaging. This is a skill that I continuously work on. The sheer number of consults that pour in over the weekend make triaging essential.
Learning just one, yet medically-relevant, fact today may be all the difference needed to effectively treat a patient. Improving one’s knowledge today will result in better outcomes tomorrow.
As we work our way through the COVID pandemic, I’m reminded by all of the patients we diagnose and treat for various gastroenterological disorders. GI disease is a serious contributor to decreased quality of life; our role as GI physicians is to help patients regain their health, and likewise, improve their quality of life. The …
Much like the rest of the world, the process of finding the “perfect” GI attending position is a tricky one. It’s interesting to listen to stories from various attendings how they found their current position. It essentially boils down to three items: location, opportunity, and people (fitting the local persona).