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On nursing and doctoring…

Happy National Nurses Week! A fellow nursing student sent me this article (it’s a pretty quick read) from The Atlantic. The Association of American Medical Colleges predicts a shortfall of nearly 30,000 primary care physicians by 2015, and more than … Continue reading

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oh, are you?

This week, I assisted with a major surgery I hung out in the OR. Before I begin, let’s just get this out of the way, shall we? From Rushmore:

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yo hablo español, sort of: week one clinical observations

Observation #1: The El is different in the early morning. Sleepy. The brown line train has only four cars instead of the usual rush-hour eight car caterpillars. The train rocks a bit more violently when it is empty. I am … Continue reading

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