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Rotation roundup: Subspecialty surgery

This one’s gonna be brief.

6 weeks of various subspecialties is difficult to sum up.  Especially since my experiences on otolaryngology, pediatric cardiac surgery, and orthopedic surgery were different from nearly everyone.  For the non-med readers, there are a total of eight specialties that the med students are required to know about, but we only have the opportunity to see three.  Studying the scope of 5 specialties that you don’t even glimpse as well as trying to absorb 3 you see every day is difficult to say the least.

But I wouldn’t be Atalanta if I didn’t attempt to entertain you for a few minutes.  And by God, I need some entertaining, too.  (Plus I may or may not be procrastinating from doing writing that actually needs doing.)

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“Gray’s Anatomy” – except fer realz

I had originally planned to write something on the giant boo-hoo story that my romantic life has become… but that was before I did some shadowing in general surgery.

Needless to say, I can’t think about a lot else right now, so that’s what you’re getting.  I DETERMINE THE FATE OF THIS BLOG, PEONS. Continue reading


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