March 2012

Still going, still eating

March 26, 2012

Well…. that was an exciting month in the emergency department! Let’s just say I have a newfound love and appreciation for family medicine. Thank goodness for people who thrive in this environment and love it, but here were some of my biggest challenges: shift work and constant circadian rhythm disruption high-volume, high-acuity, & lack of […]

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Antioxidating

March 3, 2012

The first week on a new rotation is always the hardest and this week was no exception. I failed to eat or drink during my first couple ED shifts – not ok! I did manage to run to the bathroom and scarf some chocolate covered almonds/espresso beans: I knew that situation had to be remedied ASAP. […]

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Day off catch up

March 2, 2012

It is a beautifully sunny day in SF… slept in and am catching up on some reading: Here’s some food for thought: Doctors die differently: “It’s not something that we like to talk about, but doctors die, too. What’s unusual about them is not how much treatment they get compared with most Americans, but how […]

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