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Sep252018

Pay It Forward

Sanjay Mohan, MD 2 Comments Resident Thoughts

“What’s your airway plan, Michelle?”

To be quite frank, I don’t think I actually listened to what my junior said in response. Without much thought, I promptly replied (in my big boy voice), “Awesome, I’m going to help you set up.”

Since July, I’ve been told that I’m a “senior resident.” I’ve also been told (by Uncle Ben),
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Jul272018

Paramedic Experience

Tyler Prince, MS I U of Vermont Med School 3 Comments Med Student Blog

For most of this site’s readers, first year of med school is well in the past. You’ve moved on from the monotony of books and PowerPoints to the revelation of actual cases. You see the subtle connections between text and reality, develop pattern recognition, and learn how medicine actually works. If you entered medical school expecting to heal the world,
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May042018

Post-It Pearls 12.0

Anand Swaminathan, MD 2 Comments Post-It Pearls Tags: ,

Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by. The pearls are often prompted by patients presenting during that shift but they don’t have to be.
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Apr062018

Who Are You?

Sanjay Mohan, MD One Comment Med Student Blog

“Code Blue in the waiting room!”

As my co-resident, attending, and I sprinted down the hall, I vividly remember thinking to myself that I probably shouldn’t be here right now. I was working upstairs in the surgical ICU. On a particularly slow overnight, I decided to head down to the ED to visit some friends.
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Nov172017

The Paradox

Sanjay Mohan, MD One Comment Resident Thoughts

The Paradox

“Go take a break.” “Let me quickly pick up these two patients.” “Go grab some food and come back.” “I’m fine, I’ll just…” “Sanjay, get the hell out and don’t come back for fifteen minutes.”

It was my sixth overnight in a row. After having struggled for over 15 minutes with trying to place an ultrasound guided IV in a sickle cell patient,
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Oct062017

Post-It Pearls 11.0

Anand Swaminathan, MD Leave a Comment Post-It Pearls

Teaching on a clinical shift can sometimes be difficult: it’s busy, everyone’s running around and it’s hard to capture a trainees attention. Recently, on twitter, Amal Mattu (@amalmattu) has been posting pictures of his white board teaching: discrete pearls written down and shared with anyone who walks by. The pearls are often prompted by patients presenting during that shift but they don’t have to be.
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Sep122017

MDCalc Fellowship Program

Anand Swaminathan, MD Leave a Comment Med Student Blog Tags:

The MDCalc Fellows program is a 2-year longitudinal engagement for residents and medical students passionate about EBM and knowledge translation. 
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Sep052017

Ronald O. Perelman Department of EM Fellowships

Anand Swaminathan, MD 4 Comments Resident Updates Tags:

If you’re looking for a fellowship in Ultrasound, Pediatric EM, Toxicology, Healthcare Leadership or Quality and Safety, check out the opportunities available at our program.

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