Monthly Archives: February 2012

Knocked a few specialties off the list

For those of you avidly following the specialties toolbar, you’ll notice some drastic changes over the last few weeks. Over the last six or seven months I’ve learned a lot about what’s important to me, and why. I care a … Continue reading

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The Art of Raising A Medical Student

[image credit TSgt Manuel J. Martinez/DOD] I can’t help but comment on a recent post on KevinMD regarding the teaching of medical students, “Reward or punishment in medical education”. The author, a physician and pediatric intensivist, discusses what to do … Continue reading

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Change

It’s a particularly strange thing to think about how you’ve changed. Requires three things really – an initial realization that something is different, an understanding of where you are and an understanding of where you were. Each of those three … Continue reading

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Wonder

“…face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder…” – F. Scott Fitzgerald My patient today stood, riveted, steaming up the window with each breath as I tried to get him to … Continue reading

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Hi folks!

Welcome to all new readers. Take off your coats and stay awhile. If you have any post requests, or any questions I can help answer, feel free to drop a note in the comments for this post, or using the … Continue reading

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