Prosopagnosia, is the medical term for “face blindness” or the inability to recognize faces. I often joke I suffer from face blindness as I struggle to find family members in the airport or friends in public places. I frequently introduce myself to classmates and attending physicians I have already worked with because I fail to … More The Faces I Can’t Forget
H & K DO Nut Shop Shop: Although I lived in Erie for over a year I had never heard of this donut shop before. In researching this place on yelp, it only had a measly 5 reviews! I decided to seek out more information and stumbled across their facebook page which had a 4.8 … More H & K DO Nut Shop
District Donuts Shop: I visited the Magazine Street location which was the original District Donut location. There was plenty of parking in the gravel lot next to the store and there was also a handful of street parking in front of the store. The store has an open kitchen concept and you can watch them … More District Donuts Slider Brew Review
Cafe Du Monde Shop: The store itself is open 24 hours a day and only closes for Christmas Day. Despite being open all day long, odds are there will be a line of people waiting to be seated. If you enter on the side closest to Decantur Street that’s to sit on the patio and … More Cafe du Monde Review
I thought long and hard about whether I wanted to write a blog post that may be controversial in nature. I tried to convince myself that it would be easier just to bite my tongue, turn my cheek, look the other way. I reasoned that writing a post that was political in nature would be … More An Immigrant’s Perspective on the American Dream
Tato-Nut Donut Shop Shop: This family owned shop is adorable! It’s located on one of the main roads in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. There’s street parking available although spots were hard to come by when I stopped by. The shop itself is an adorable yellow building with patio seating and some chairs inside. The store was … More The TatoNut Donut Shop Review
With a new rotation comes lots of paperwork, getting lost in the hospital and plenty of new faces and introductions.
In recent months I have noticed when discussing my career path during these ice breaker conversations I often get questioned about my marital status. While the question seems innocent enough, I can’t help but feel that there may be some hidden bias underlying the inquiry. When I say I’m unmarried, I often get praised for putting my career first. I can’t help but notice my male colleagues personal lives are not only not questioned, but they are certainly not put in opposition with their career.
So what gives? Does being a female physician mean sacrificing a future spouse or a happy home life? 🏡
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Glory Hole Doughnuts Shop: If I had to sum up my opinion of the shop itself in one word it would be “meh”. The storefront was very unassuming, and if you weren’t looking for it it would be quite easy to have missed it while driving by. Despite only having limited street parking available, I … More Glory Hole Doughnuts Review
A day in the life of: This month I am on my radiology rotation. Working in a small community hospital, the type of patients we see in the radiology department are your typical “bread and butter” cases. My day consists of about 2 hours worth of self-guided reading or a lecture from my attending where … More 50 Shades of Gray: My Month on Radiology
What is COMLEX 2 Performance Evaluation (PE)? It is a 1 day exam in which each student encounters 12 standardized patients. For each patient you encounter, you have 14 minutes to complete a history and physical and 9 minutes to type a SOAP note. The day is divided into 3 sets of 4 cases, with … More How to Crush the COMLEX Level 2-PE