Welcome Aboard

April 26, 2006 | Leave a Comment

What to Expect Now that You’re Accepted One of the greatest days of my life was when I was accepted to medical school. It ranks up there with my marriage to my lovely wife, the birth of our children, the day I graduated Marine Corps boot camp and the day I was honorably discharged. I’m […]

A Day in the Life of an Intern. Medicine Rotation. Two weeks down, three to go. Saturday morning. Today is “long call,” meaning that we will be here overnight as opposed to “short call” where we are the admitting team until two PM. 0530: I have the alarm set for 0545 but why bother? My […]

There is No Prize for Sucking it Up Residency entails long hours. You may as well accept this and prepare for it. Up until very recently however the hours were much, much worse and it was not uncommon for residents to all but live in the hospital except for the polite fiction of being allowed […]