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Yikes, Part II

By Anonymous Image Credit: Image by teeveesee from Pixabay. Disclaimer: This piece is satirical. On purpose. Please do not interpret all words literally. Hey Folks!  Welcome back!  If anyone is concerned after reading Yikes, Part I because I divulged juicy details about my experiences….... Continue Reading →

Old love

I don’t remember much of what happened that day. It was busy, an overwhelming state of chaos in an already overwhelming emergency department. I was called to the trauma bay— another medical resuscitation. She was 80. She was alone. We worked on... Continue Reading →

A Photo For Your Thoughts?

Monday 3p-11p   You Always Remember Your First Code    Resident Photographer: Ted Mooncai, MD Faculty Editor: Elizabeth Mitchell, MD   What do you think about these photos? Share your thoughts with us below.

First Impressions

By: Madeline Brockberg, MD In my eight short weeks as an intern, I have gotten very used to the fact that I will not just be frequently wrong, but I will be spectacularly and imaginatively wrong.  Recently, I met two... Continue Reading →

Happiness Crumb

By: Allie Gips, MD  It is hot and I am tired and I am walking out of the hospital feeling angry when the man yells to me. That’s a big chip! I am eating a rice cake. It’s a rice... Continue Reading →

Move Faster

By: Eric Devries, MD “Move faster” It’s my constant inner monologue. When I was a kid I hated mowing the lawn. It wasn't the task;  it was the noise. Noise has always put me on edge. My pager has to be... Continue Reading →

Trauma 3

Photo Credit: Ben Grimmnitz, MD By: Allie Gips, MD  For ten minutes my gloved fingertips brush against the chubby fold where your leg smushes into your abdomen. For ten minutes I poke and poke at your cold skin while your body... Continue Reading →

Tuesday

By: Ellie Wallace, MD Alone. Empty room. Alarm goes off, shower, coffee, run to the bus, get to work. Sorry for the long sign-out, sorry the board is so long. Man with leg swelling, can’t afford his medications, now needs dialysis.... Continue Reading →

Life and Death

By: Elizabeth Mitchell, MD From the moment you arrive I know you are on the tightrope between life and death. Here and not I see you balanced high above me on the wire where you rock and teeter your skin... Continue Reading →

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