Stuck In The Grind

Tell me why I woke up this morning at 7:45 AM bright-eyed & well-rested, ready to take on my day and filled with joy that I got to “sleep in” for a few hours after working in the hospital for ten days straight. Like, WHAT IS MY LIFE?? I’ve just come to accept the fact […]

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The Marathon Continues

I’m about to tell you something that you may be really shocked to hear. Or at least as somewhat as shocked as I was when I realized it last week. I’M A QUARTER OF THE WAY THROUGH MY INTERN YEAR. I couldn’t believe it when someone mentioned it to me. Like, I really have already […]

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Trusting The Process

The residency grind has gotten harder and harder. Both my resolve and my willpower were put to the test these past two weeks. No matter how upbeat and positive you are, consistently working six days a week from dawn to dusk can start to wear on you, especially when you’re putting in a high level […]

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Life On The Learning Curve

One thing about working in the inpatient setting is that it is real easy to find yourself out of the loop when it comes to current events happening in both the nation and the world, whether that be the daily news or pop culture. As a matter of fact, it’s so easy that it’s lowkey […]

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You Can Call Me “Dr. Dub”

“Hey! How are you today? My name is Dr. Wekon-Kemeni, but you can call me Dr. Dub for short because it’s much easier to say and remember!” This is how I’ve been greeting the vast majority of my patients and their families in my continuity clinic these past couple of weeks, and it has been […]

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Life On The Night Shift

You ever look back at a choice you made in the past and just simply marvel at how awesome of a decision it was? If you haven’t done this in a while (or ever, which would be just downright depressing), I want you to stop right here and take a moment to reflect on some […]

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Double Down & Level Up

Okay so I’m about a month into my residency training and do I feel any more like a doctor than the day I was officially granted my M.D.? Marginally. Do I have a long way to go until I begin to feel like an actual physician who can comfortably treat all kinds of ailments? Clearly. […]

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The “Best Start To Intern Year” Award Goes To…

I’m two weeks into my intern year and I must say, I could not have asked for a smoother transition into this new era of my life. I’m sure that I would be in the running of the “Best Start To Intern Year” Award, if such an award existed. I say that because while many […]

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The Dawn Of A New Era

On Monday June 24th, my residency training will officially begin. Lemme say it again for the people in the back. (Mostly for myself though 😅) I AM OFFICIALLY STARTING MY RESIDENCY TRAINING THIS MONDAY!!! I’m really excited to finally start being a doctor and to practice honing my medical skills! My two-week orientation period was absolutely […]

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Life After Graduation

Hey there! Good to see you again, I missed ya! 😄 So I’m sure that by now, you’ve already noticed that there have been a “few” changes to the layout of the blog. Okay, a little more than a few; the blog looks completely different and I love it! 😊 It’s been a long time coming […]

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