Quick Snack of Choice

By Alexander Morgan, amorgan

As I go along through clinical rotations, I am trying to experiment with different things to make the experience more pleasurable; it’s also important to keep your body satisfied, so your mind can focus on the tasks at hand: taking care of patients and learning.  I’ve been on surgery for a week, and of the..

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27th October, 2014

How to know what to know: effective preparation for the wards

By Tina Munjal, tmunjal

Before the start of any clerkship (rotation), and throughout its duration, I spend some time thinking about how best to prepare. But for what? How does one best get ready for a month of neurology? Or medicine? Or pediatrics? What are you supposed to know and do?! Here are the five general categories of preparation for..

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25th October, 2014

How We Die (part 3)

By Jake Rosenberg, jrosenberg

In this last post on death, I would be remiss if I didn’t discuss the economic implications of end of life care. This is a controversial topic, and too often this issue devolves into political posturing of “death panels” and “big government.” However, the point I would like to make on this issue is not..

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24th October, 2014