Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cancer, c/o xkcd

“Lanes”, http://xkcd.com/931/ As always, xkcd gets right to the heart of the matter … Advertisements

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Models

On one visit, in a new employee’s office, I saw a sign taped to a wall which read, “If Paul is the model, we’re golden.” When you looked closely, though, you saw that the word golden was written on a … Continue reading

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Studying …

is hard after working 11 hours. It’s not that I’m not motivated – in fact, I’m terrified of our upcoming shelf exam. It’s just that sleep seems so nice! Oh well, onwards. 200 MKSAP questions and 15 lectures to review … Continue reading

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This Week … in Outpatient Medicine

Some brief thoughts since I have to study for our end-of-clerkship exams. 1) I have observed ample revenue consciousness, but little cost consciousness, in my practice. A primary care practice is a small business and it won’t last long unless … Continue reading

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My Ideal Day on Outpatient Medicine

6:30 AM Wake Up 6:45 AM Exercise 7:30 AM Shower and Frantically Eat Breakfast 7:45 AM Leave for Work 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Work (including snack, lunch and after-lunch snack) 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Write and log patients … Continue reading

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The third year mindset

One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision.  Bertrand Russell As a new third year student, I spend a … Continue reading

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Colder Weather – Zac Brown Band

[So I really wanted to post a good version of Free / Into Mystic … but I couldn’t find one that didn’t suck. Here’s the next best thing]

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