I just completed my four-week outpatient sub-internship in urgent care, and I must admit that prior to this rotation, I did not know exactly what purpose urgent care served. Over the past four weeks through many provider complaints about what was unnecessarily getting triaged to them, I have learned what urgent care is and what […]
September was a CRAZY month for me! I jumped right into my acting internship after Labor Day, and four weeks later, it felt like I was just coming up for air for the first time. An acting intern (aka AI, sub-intern, or sub-I) is a fourth-year medical student who “acts” like an intern, usually in […]
HELP! I Need to Replete Potassium!
I recently completed my acting internship (or sub internship) in medicine. The rotation is very similar to the third year internal medicine rotation, but with more patients, more responsibility, and the title of “fake” intern. It was admittedly an exhausting month, with long hours and barely enough time to sleep. But, it was a very […]