April 2012

Incubator for change?

April 23, 2012

I am officially done with being an intern on our inpatient wards! We do four months of it our intern year, and yesterday was my last day. One of the most interesting things about this last month was our iPad pilot project. Our hospital has always run on paper notes, paper charts, paper orders, paper […]

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7 habits for the highly exhausted intern

April 16, 2012

I’d really like to see a study looking at markers of wellness pre and post residency: BMI? Vitamin D level? Cholesterol? Telomere length? Depression score? You’d think we’d do a better job at keeping our doctors-in-training healthy, but it’s surprisingly hard to do in the hospital. Most of my year has spent on the hospital wards, so I’ve […]

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What to eat

April 8, 2012

Look what I found sweetly hanging around our hospital walls: A step in the right direction! Unfortunately though, my diabetic patients have still been getting served french toast, syrup, orange juice, skim milk & cereal for breakfast… but hey, baby steps. As I’ve been moving through intern year I’ve been thinking a lot about how […]

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