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Rotation roundup: General surgery

And here we are again – another rotation, another roundup.

There were a few moments when I thought I’d never get to write this (only a few, thank goodness), but every med student dreads gen surg and every student gets through it just fine.  And I certainly can’t pretend to have suffered more than most.  In fact, I had a lot of fun most of the time.

But you’re not really interested in my pre-review rambles and feelings.  You’re here for the dirt.

So let’s go dirt-diving.

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NEW SONG! Gen Surg Can’t Hold Us

Yo yo yo.

(Yeah, apparently I’m a rapper or something.  That’s an appropriate greeting, ja?)

So we were asked to do an assignment for general surgery – could be anything from a reflection on our experiences to an approach to acute abdominal pain to a guide to two-handed suture ties.

Of course, I did none of those.

I made a music video.  A parody of Macklemore’s “Can’t Hold Us” (because his music rocks everything).  And after about 20 hours’ worth of work, here is the result.  Enjoy!

 – Atalanta


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