As the sun dawns across my city so does the infrared, An inch away from the windswept part of my anxious forehead. Thirty-five eight, I can pass, to join my respiratory team, Where half have flown to fight against the enemy in our bloodstream. *** First thing I do upon the wards one pump of … More Another respiratory day
Hello, I hope everyone is doing well. As promised, I’m sharing what has happened with my application for internships next year… I got my first preference! I will be at a large metro hospital that is renowned for its trauma and lung transplant services. It also has a radiology rotation for interns, which is a … More Update: I’ve got a job!
I stuck my head into the dark room and introduced myself, requesting permission to shadow the registrar who was on CT duty. This was the fourth day of my radiology elective I had registered for during the last two weeks of the summer holidays. I had chosen it primarily due to its convenience and the … More He said I was “disappointing” and I agreed
I recently saw a photograph of all the new interns that have started working at the hospital I am placed at. Some faces I recognise, many I do not. Whilst I am happy for each of them and I hope they have an amazing experience as they embark on the start of their (hopefully) very … More “Firsts” I am terrified of
I wish I could be more confident, and have more faith in my capabilities instead of the pessimism I often drown myself in. I wish I could be more outgoing and charming so that I can be better liked. I wish I could have more determination and perseverance to strive for the things that I … More What I wish I could be… coming into 2020