RESIDENCY ROUNDUP: Break, Don’t Shatter

RESIDENCY ROUNDUP: Break, Don’t Shatter

The other Sunday I sat with my three young sons at church while my husband was two-but-might-as-well-have-been-a-million miles down the road in surgery, and I bounced the baby with one arm as I scrubbed crayon squiggles from the pew with the other, whisper-lecturing...
PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Know How

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Know How

When I first met my husband at college, he said he was a Biology major. I thought he was going to be a science teacher or something. Once we actually talked about our future dreams, my soon to be husband shared he was on the road to medical school and asked if I was...
SURVIVOR STORIES: A Glimpse into Private Practice

SURVIVOR STORIES: A Glimpse into Private Practice

For some of you, the “it gets better” phase might be years away; for others, perhaps you’re starting to examine the possibilities and begin the interviewing and visiting process.  Since this a  “survivor story”, my idea for this one is to simply give you a peek into...
RESIDENCY ROUND UP: Between Me & the Moon

RESIDENCY ROUND UP: Between Me & the Moon

Where I come from the trees grow majestically tall and their evergreen branches blot out all but a sliver of steely gray sky and like a fern I thrive there in the constant half dark. I left thirteen years ago and for the past nine I’ve hoped to move back, but...