This is a bit of a filler post, because I have been incredibly absent on this blog for the past few months, and with good reason. The reason being, I have started my house job/internship. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a year of post-grad training, where you get paid shit and get… Continue reading Of the house job/internship
This was inspired by a conversation with a classmate. She remarked that Internal Med sounded a good deal like Family Med’s older brother, and the rest of the idea spawned from that one statement…anyhoo, this was the result. As soon as I got bored enough to want to mess around on Paint. Without further ado,… Continue reading Meet the Year 3 Family.
I have been insanely insanely busy these past few weeks, courtesy of the selective rotation I was doing at my university. We get this time in our uni in which we can choose any department to work in for a month and due to lack of foresight or my usual tendency to get myself in… Continue reading Wisdom from the first week of CTS
I’m listening to Roobaroo. All of a sudden I remembered that one time the song came on the ipod and I had this…vision. It was of me coming out of what appeared to be the pediatric clinic in AKU – cc6 – and I’m wearing a doctor’s coat, and I’m laughing, like, really happy laughing,… Continue reading of hard work and determination
I remember my grandfather as he was before the dim days of the end, the illness and the slow breaking down under time of the man we all loved. Before those days of obvious decline, and yet after his days of sharp, head-of-the-family imperiousness, there was a soft middle period where he was neither broken… Continue reading of Nana Abbu.
Medicine is like a hierarchy. I don’t know if its like this in other jobs or sectors, but I’m guessing some sort of similar system prevails everywhere. At the top are the consultants. They are supreme in their position, or at least so it seems to us, because we have no contact with anyone else… Continue reading of hierarchy and apprenticeship in medicine