There are an infinite number of moments – experiences – that shape our lives. I was fortunate to have many educational moments at ORMC during internal medicine residency. A great institution. Even better people.
From the very first day of medical school, doctors-in-training (residents) are molded into competent practitioners. TV glamorizes this as a nearly overnight process, when in reality becoming a physician with the wealth of knowledge patients expect and deserve takes nearly a decade to cultivate. Ten years are just the start, because I’m only referring to medical
Writing my 2017 year-end article as a third year resident (PGY-3) is truly something. I find myself reflecting on a myriad of things; vying to be a competent physician, enjoying my first wedding anniversary with my wife Claudia, bringing home our Cavalier King Charles puppy, and finding my niche within the ever-changing landscape of healthcare.
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 programs start receiving applications. #ERAS2018 pic.twitter.com/ScKRMXMt2r — ERAS (@ERASinfo) September 15, 2017 The start of
With the new year fast approaching, I felt that the weekly “New Horizon” photo challenge was apropos. Internal Medicine residency is a perpetual cerebral challenge, involving new and interesting medical cases and an abundance of clinical situations where knowledge is not only pushed to the limit, but expanded. I love what I do, and the