On inpatient pediatrics, I helped care for a young boy admitted following urological complications after surgery. I first heard about him during morning sign-out: he was in severe pain, and his Foley catheter kept getting clogged and needed to be flushed repeatedly.
Anyone who has been a hospital patient knows one undeniable truth: it is impossible to get a good night’s sleep. Daily labs are drawn at 1 a.m. SCDs squeeze your legs every 10 minutes. Machines beep in your room. Chatter and alarms flood the hallways. Even the most exhausted of us would have trouble drifting off amidst this clamor.
Nina Kogekar, fourth year student Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and soon-to-be internal medicine resident at Mount Sinai Hospital, joins us to discuss Step 1, clerkships, and more.
Meet Jameaka Hamilton, fourth year at Medical University of South Caroline and soon-to-be OB-GYN resident at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.
I met Rosa on my first rotation. My clinical year began with overnight shifts on the obstetrics and gynecology service at an affiliate hospital. My second night was halfway over when, at two in the morning, Minnie and I were summoned to the emergency department.
Maximiliano Sobrero, current fourth year student at Icahn School of Medicine and soon-to-be emergency medicine resident, gives his tips and tricks for medical school.
Palliative. End of life. Dying. How do we care for patients at this stage of illness?
It can be difficult to fully appreciate the events that transpire on a busy transplant surgery service, and as a fledgling third year student on my first rotation, I’d often find myself in stimulus overload — like a five year old who stops to look at every flower on a walk with their parents.
Dustin Nowotny, in-Training team member and student at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently matched into general surgery at the University of North Dakota.
Allison Lyle, fourth year student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and columnist here at in-Training, shares about her journey through medical school and what is coming next.
Jamal Saleh, current student and soon-to-be dermatology resident at Medical College of Wisconsin, is sharing his tips for medical school, USMLE and more.
Howard Morgan, medical student at LSU Health Shreveport, recently matched into Radiation Oncology at University of Texas Southwestern. He’s here today to tell us some tips and tricks for surviving medical school and The Match.