Wayfaring MD

I am a family medicine resident who likes to highlight the hilarious in medicine as I write about patients, medical school, residency, medical missions, and whatever else strikes my fancy.



Disclaimer:
HIPAA is for reals, folks. All of my "patient stories" have been changed to protect patient privacy. I will change any or all identifiers, including age, location, race/ethnicity, sex, medical history, and quotes. Also, I am an anonymous internet person. Why should you trust an anonymous internet person to give you medical advice? Don't ask me, ask your doctor!
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  •  Your first night on 30 hour call image
  • Learning to be able to sleep almost anywhere.       image
  •    The post call shower (few feelings in life are as glorious as this). image
  • Coming to the realization that no matter how ugly they may be, Danskos are the jam when you’ve been standing for 18 hours.   
  •    The first time you get pimped and actually know the right answer. image
  •    Scrubbing into surgery for the first time. 
  •    Getting to suture a patient for the first time.              image
  •    Seeing a beating heart in surgery image
  •    The first time you feel the edge of a liver or spleen.      image
  •    The first time you find the cervix without asking for help image
  • The first time you hear a heart murmur less than a IV/VI  
  • The first time you discover a heart murmur on your own. image
  •    Seeing a baby born.                          image
  •  Taking off your heavy white coat at the end of the day.
  •    Sitting down, even if it’s on the floorimage
  • Turning in your beeper at the end of the year. 
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