GI Fellowship

Procedures as a First Year Fellow

Every Gastroenterology fellowship program is different. Some let first year fellows (FYF) do more advanced therapeutics and others limit to the basics. One of my favorite features about my GI fellowship program is the variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures we (as Fellows) are involved in. As a FYF, I expected to learn basic skills […]

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GI Fellowship

First Seven Months of GI Fellowship in Review

Seven months of fellowship are in the books. Just like that. It’s pretty incredible how fast time flies. Cliche, but so true. I am incredibly fortunate to train at a facility that sees an immense volume and mix of gastrointestinal and liver pathology. I have treated a myriad of diseases in just the first seven […]

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General Thoughts | Internal Medicine Residency | PGY-3

Goals for 2018

This weekend has been really relaxing and re-energizing.  Weekends are rare during residency, and are exceedingly sparse during the first and second years.  This year, my third and final of residency, has ushered in more weekends.  It’s been awesome for organizing and cleaning at home.  Today, I’ve been able to vacuum, clean the kitchen, and […]

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Internal Medicine Residency | PGY-1

PGY-1 “Intern” Year In Review

It’s time for the obligatory “year in review” post, and I couldn’t be more proud.  Intern year is an emotional rollercoaster, marked by episodes of triumph and failure.  The year is almost over, and I am (anxiously) awaiting my second year of residency training.  Finishing intern year (first year) is a huge milestone in my professional […]

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