Last July while helping with the orientation clerkship for third year students, I experienced two first time seizures. I don’t remember much from the day, but I do remember the confusion I felt when I woke up in the hospital’s emergency department, a mere five minute walk from the classrooms in which I spent so […]
Last Theme of the Year!
I don’t know how I got here, but five fast-as-lightning months, eight nerve-wracking exams, and countless hours studying, we are at the last theme of the semester! It’s amazing to think of how much information we’ve crammed into our heads over the past semester. The two-week themes were very intense, and I welcomed our Thanksgiving […]
A Patient Patient
“My parents abandoned me when I was five years old.” I listened intently, trying not to show the shock on my face, as the woman, about twice my age and sporting an edgy variation of a mohawk continued on. She had been drinking since her parents fed her beer in her baby bottle. She had […]