Tag Archives: Medical School

Of Ibuprofen, a Doctor’s Touch, & Sepsis

I love conferences! The collaborative spirit, rejuvenating quality, platform to discuss state of the profession, catching up with friends, and of course sleep-deprived exhaustion. What’s not to love?! I don’t, however blog about them. Yet this year I attended some which were so inspiring that I … Continue reading

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Curiously Unanticipated

“Have you ever cured anyone?” I was thumbing through medical notes with my Consultant Psychiatrist (CP) one afternoon, having seen a few too many patients who were perpetually in Mental Health Services. I felt I had no talent for it and out came … Continue reading

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Compassion

I walked around the ward surrounded by acutely ill patients trying to understand how on earth to practice anything! You see, medical students need to devote a lot of time practicing our newly acquired skills on real-life patients if we … Continue reading

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Resourcefulness

Last summer I set up a twitter account for queries on useful stuff for Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) applications. It’s a tiny space for friends to tweet/ Direct Message their questions, & form a support network if retraining to be a medic is their thing. I … Continue reading

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