Graduating Into Chief Year

Chief year got very real, very fast. Soon after my last blog post, I started the first week of my second Chief rotation, which also served as my last rotation of residency. Like I said in a previous post, this rotation was designed to allow my co-chiefs and I to smoothly transition into the chief […]

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Nonstop

Bruh. I’ve been WORKIN’. At the time of my last post, I was on a more chill, primarily outpatient clinic rotation out in Greensboro, where I was essentially operating as a sick clinic doc. It could get a bit busy at times, but it was overall relatively easy to handle, especially since I was working […]

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Comeback Year

What a year, what a year. I must say, even with some of the major hiccups we all experienced this year, I felt that 2021 was insanely better than 2020 in SO many ways. This year yet another transformative one in both my personal and professional lives. I literally got married a few months ago…MARRIED!! […]

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Weathering The Whirlwind

These past several weeks have been nothing short of a nonstop whirlwind for me. It feels great to finally have enough free time to update you all on my life thus far. I literally had to plan ahead and carve this time out of my day in order to ensure that I was able to […]

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Visions Of The Future

It has only been about a week since I started my PICU rotation, yet I’ve already seen some unbelievable things and have had some unforgettable experiences. Throughout these past five days, I’ve been reminded of how resilient children are as well as how quickly devastating events can occur in someone’s life. I’ve seen the emotional […]

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Life After Intern Year

If any of y’all just so happened to be wondering if there was any kind of magical transformation or overnight revelation between the last day of intern year and the first day of PGY-2 year (post-graduate year 2), let me go on ahead and hit you with a newsflash. There is no magical transformation. There […]

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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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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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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 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 thoughย ๐Ÿ˜…) 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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