Yearly Archives: 2019


Hey everyone, today is kind of a recap post. I just realized that the new interns are pretty much starting next week. It seemed like an opportune time to just link some articles you should read if you haven’t already, or pass along to any incoming interns you know: Preparing to start residency: Pre-Residency Evaluation Survival Mode How to be a Good Intern Time of Death Being Human Welcome to the New Interns I just realized […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today is kind of a short post which is more about the “feelings” of Finances rather than dollar signs, saving, and expenses. Today we’re going to talk about “Comfortable”. Comfortable? Yea. Basically, there are a lot of levels of wealth. You can find different takes on this, but the basic gist of it is when you’re first starting out at building wealth you worry about everything. “Can I afford […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Whatever Wednesdays again. This isn’t really a complete post today, but more of just cleaning up some old posts and follow-up. To today, we’re just going to be Catching Up. Snoring Update I’ve had some ups and downs with my snoring tube things. They worked really well for the first few weeks, but then something changed and they started to not work. This was primarily because they kept falling out of my […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today we’re going to talk about “Is the Grass really Greener?” in regards to changing jobs. Is the Grass really Greener? I’ve talked about jobs a lot. Like how to choose your first job, and changing jobs, and looking for another job. I’ve also talked about the continuous search for The Ideal Job and even the Temporary First Job. However, today’s article is because a friend of a friend […]

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Hey everyone it’s Finance Fridays again. Today’s post might seem a little off topic, but today I want to talk about “The Lottery” — but perhaps not quite in the sense you might think for a Finance Fridays post. The Lottery? Yea. When I say Lottery, you might be thinking that I mean the Mega Millions or Powerball or something. In general, that is what most people think about when you hear the word “lottery” […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Whatever Wednesdays again. I could talk more about my Dodgers and how awesome they’re playing, but today we’re going to go to a topic with a little more depth. Let’s talk about Cognitive Dissonance. What is Cognitive Dissonance? The definition you can find online is this: (from wikipedia) In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort (psychological stress) experienced by a person who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or […]

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