Thought I’d share a photo of my residency program’s GI endoscopy simulator! Earlier today, I had fun testing out some of the EGD and Colonoscopy scenarios on this machine. Once a month, our program allows for “Simulation (sim) Lab.” Essentially, … Continue reading Endoscopy Simulator
Matching into a three-year clinical Gastroenterology fellowship program is a dream come true. Match Day was December 6th, 2017. I remember anxiously driving home to meet my wife Claudia and puppy Chloe so that everyone was there to hear the … Continue reading I Matched into GI Fellowship!
Life in residency is always busy. Time flies by. I am nearly three months into my third and final year of residency (PGY-3). I was scrolling through social media earlier today, and noticed a familiar big announcement: Today ACGME residency … Continue reading Fellowship Candidacy
In this section, I’ll outline important facts about Acute Pancreatitis and Chronic Pancreatitis that most residents and hospitalists should be aware of. Acute Pancreatitis Hospitalists, listen up! This is the #1 GI cause of hospitalization in the States. … Continue reading Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
Esophageal cancer accounts for a jaw-dropping amount of cancer-related deaths, and is now classified as the 6th-highest cause of death in this group. In this installment of the study guide series, I will discuss Barrett Esophagus (I learned this entity as Barrett … Continue reading Esophageal Metaplasia and Neoplasia