Monthly Archives: July 2012

Give the people what they want: Neurosurgery Match, July edition

Since this post regarding my thoughts on the Neurosurgery match process is one of my most viewed, I thought I’d update it a bit. Since March, I applied to two away rotations at major academic medical centers (you would recognize … Continue reading

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Sepsis and Rory: Ten Thoughts

A recent NYT article described a tragic tale of a child who died due to a bloodstream infection (here, with supplemental reactions here. Here’s ten quick thoughts: 1. Reading this article gives just enough information to condemn, but not enough … Continue reading

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What I’m listening to now, 8:18 PM on a Thursday edition

Crazy Cowboy Dream – Robert Earl Keen (I can’t find a good clip, other than this guy covering it, does a pretty good job considering Portuguese is his first language). I love the imagery of REK – particularly this song … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to My Patient

An Open Letter to My Patient. You fell asleep, stone drunk, while driving. We let you wake up after the surgeries and the skin grafts and the breathing tubes. You might remember me, but if not, I won’t be offended. … Continue reading

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