Finally, finally, finally, I took my first vacation of intern year, and I can’t tell you how glad I am that I did! I desperately needed a break. Having all the major events in my life cancelled and starting residency straight away didn’t leave much time for relaxation or any fun. I decided to visit […]
Residency: Is It Possible to Have Fun?
Residency is hard. PERIOD. It doesn’t matter what specialty you decide to pursue; each program has its unique challenges and there’s a huge learning curve. In fact, you’re learning your trade over several years. It takes time and experience. But it’s not all bad! In fact, I really do enjoy residency. There are good days […]
Triage is the act of assigning degrees of urgency to patients or situations, and at each stage of medical school this has consistently been an important skill to master. In my first two years, this involved learning specific groups of facts, in my third, this expanded to clinical care, and in my fourth-year, began to […]