Let’s talk a little bit about health equity and my experiences related to health equity. First of all, what is health equity? In a report designed to increase consensus around meaning of health equity, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) provides the following definition: “Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity […]
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 […]
Some Do’s and Don’ts While on Clinical Rotations
I never thought there could be poor performing medical students on clinical rotations until I became a resident. That was a real shocker for me. The example stories you’ve been told of what NOT TO DO—guess what? Medical students still do them. That is always beyond me. How? What? Why? Just some starter words for […]