Clerkship Updates: Geriatrics

I cannot believe 2019 is almost at an end! This year has just flown by! I just had an incredible rotation in Geriatrics. It consisted of 2 weeks on consults and 2 weeks managing patients on the Geriatrics wards or off-service units. There were also two 1/2 weekends on consults. Geriatrics was challenging in manyContinue reading “Clerkship Updates: Geriatrics”

Clerkship Update: Palliative Care

I had an incredible experience on my palliative care rotation. Going into it, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Whenever I informed people what rotation I was in, many wrinkled up their faces and said, “Ooh, it’s got to be depressing being around so many dying people”. I have to say that my experience wasContinue reading “Clerkship Update: Palliative Care”

The Gift of Study

Originally posted on Medicine From The Trenches:
Introduction Many who read this blog will begin their studies of medicine in a few short weeks while others will move into new roles perhaps with more responsibility and duties. I wanted to take a few lines to write about moving into your new roles be they medical…