Monthly Archives: June 2012

Olympic dreams

Recently, I’ve been catching my biennial Olympic fever. It is one thing I absolutely love.. maybe one day I’ll get to go. Clearly, not as an athlete though! I wonder sometimes if I could go as a team doctor (probably … Continue reading

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Skillz

For some reason during my college days, there was an unspoken necessity among my friends (mostly the guys) to discuss what “skillz” you had. Common phrases included things like this: “you know his bball skillz?!” and “mad props to you! … Continue reading

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Ten days left in residency

Ten days! You can count that on your fingers! You can count that on your toes! I’ve had a busy couple of days including an event that’s a tradition in my residency program. We pass on words of encouragement, praise, … Continue reading

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Really soon…

I’ve only got two weeks left here in Philadelphia. A fortnight from this moment, I will be with my family with all my things packed into two large suitcases and my backpack. (I’m really hoping that everything fits in my … Continue reading

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My own limits

One of the things that is commented on during the course of a medical doctor’s training is if that doctor is smart enough to know their own limits. As a senior resident (more senior physician in training), we make judgments … Continue reading

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Inspiring videos of Saipan

Work is starting to wind down and people often ask me, “How many calls do you have left?” Considering I will still be “taking call” (being available either by phone or in the hospital) for the rest of my working … Continue reading

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Graduation

The last two days were filled with graduation activities for my residency class. Even though I don’t need this to be pointed out to me (it’s always been very obvious), I am among a group of talented, brave, humble, kind, … Continue reading

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