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Letting Go →
this week i’ve thought a lot about medical care at the end of life. i haven’t had to broach this topic with any of my patients so far, but there have been plenty of discussions about palliative care with other patients on our servic, and i’ve surprisingly been to three conferences about end of life care over the past three days. this is a long read, and i may have posted this...
you guys, this first internal medicine rotation is kind of awesome. i don’t even really care that i worked on the 4th of july, or that i spent 15 hours in the hospital on a sunny saturday, or that i have to get myself groomed/fed/caffeinated/business casual at 5:30am. my mind has been blown every day, but in a good way. we have some pretty interesting patients, but even the “bread and...
First day on the wards.
Survived. It was a relatively slow morning (orientation at OHSU in which the clerkship director—who has been running the internal medicine clerkship since before i was born—spoke for a while, then another orientation at the community hospital where I’m spending the next month), followed by a pretty busy afternoon because my team was on “afternoon call” and thus...
It is a great art to laugh at your own misfortune.– Danish proverb (via lylaandblu)
The First Day on Internal Medicine
whatshouldwecallmedschool: this is pretty much in line with my expectations for today. aaahh!