GI

Evolving

Time seems to speed up, much like a train as it gains momentum. The more time that elapses in fellowship, the faster it seems to fly by. Tonight, I’m taking a brief moment to reassess my own strengths and weaknesses. There are areas where I’m proud of my professional development, and others I know I …

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Helping

It’s an indescribable feeling, when we’re able to diagnose and treat an acute (or chronic!) illness. At times, we don’t have all of the answers. But each day, I try to learn more so as I can help more patients. Photo by carlos hevia.

Endoscopy Simulator

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, it’s an hour-long block wherein residents practice code blue 90’s, rapid responses, central line insertions, …

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