And now we’re in the final stretch of the last three months of intern year. Let’s talk about October. I was on 7 West—the other inpatient psychiatric ward. Our patients definitely kept us on our toes, and I have many memories and stories that I couldn’t make up even if I tried. Lots of learning […]
I don’t think anything truly prepares you for intern year. I don’t think the concept of moving 14 hours away from home (to an unknown place with unknown people) really hit me until I step foot into the hospital on June 26th for orientation. I was excited and nervous but I felt like I was somewhat prepared for intern year. I mean, that’s what medical school is for, right? Hint: I was very wrong.