Summer Break is here… and I have been busier than ever. Every day has been filled with meetings and errands. It’s been hectic, but it’ll all be for something great. More to come soon.
A nurse called me over to some charts and said “Doctor, look at her chart” I don’t know if this was a dream come true, or my worst nightmare.
Two Hundred Years of Surgery →
Atul Gawande’s article on NEJM about the evolution of surgery. This was a perfect break for my finals studying. Hope you guys enjoy it just as much as I did!
Lunch Time Conversations
A conversation between two (AMAZING) pediatric surgeons on our lunch break eating burritos...
Dr. 1: Did you see that anastomosis? THAT was amazing.
Dr. 2: Yeah, we make a pretty awesome team. And it only took us 2 hours to finish that surgery.
Dr. 1: It definitely wasn't an easy surgery. I've only seen one other case like that, and I think our treatment option was the right way to go.
Dr. 2: Good thing the residents were all in their meeting, or it would have taken twice as long.
Dr. 2: And did you see my work on making her a belly button! I read about this new method, it's going to be beautiful when it's done.
Dr. 1: AND the anus I created?
Dr. 2: We make a great team.
Dr. 1: Yeaup, we do.
meals are times for complimenting each other... and anuses.
Circumcision Pep Talk
wayfaringmd: ￼ ￼ Resident: Hey, if I don’t make it to that circumcision, make sure that baby gets The Talk. Me: The Talk? Resident: Yeah, when you’re done with the circ, you need to hold him and comfort him and tell him how to be a good man when he grows up. Me: Really? Do you do that? Resident: Absolutely! Every single one. We have to start ‘em early. I want my future daughters to have...
Sorry for the lack of medical posts, but there has been a lot of things going on with a non-profit I have been working on from scratch. Things are finally starting to pick up with people around me being excited, and getting contact with outside orgs to support us. So far we are still at our beginning stages, but one valuable lesson I learned is that when there is something you care so dearly...