It is not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it. Hans Selye (1907–1982) pioneering Hunagarian-Canadian endocrinologist who coined the term stress as it applies to biologic organisms and was the first to describe the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. Talk of physician burnout is everywhere these days: in medical blogs, in peer-reviewed journal articles, in […]
At my medical school, everyone recommended taking the Clinical Electrocardiography elective in the fourth year. A kind man who had been interpreting ECGs for over 25 years taught the elective. We all had to read Rapid Interpretation of EKGs by Dale Dubin, and each day we spent hours going through real ECGs and trying to […]
Life transitions always take some adjustment, even when they’re exciting changes. Moving, expanding your family, getting a new job—you’ll go through many revisions throughout your lifetime. Sometimes they’re planned and expected, sometimes they’re not, but each transition requires you to get out of your comfort zone. One of my big life changes was a decision […]
There are so many tactics you can use when preparing to take a standardized exam such as an In-Training Exam (ITE) or Certification Exam. But there is one I found to be the most useful.