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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today is going to be a short post about shift changes and rhythm and stuff. Let’s talk about the “Day Shift”. Day Shift As you guys know, I normally work 2pm-12am, or some variation of that, on an 8 day on, 6 day off, Thursday-Thursday schedule. This works out to 80 hours in any two week time span, but it also means I work every other weekend. This last […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Lately I’ve been talking a lot about finishing medical school and preparing for residency. Today, I’m going to switch gears and talk about something else “The End of Training”. The End of Training First of all, I want to clarify that I’m not being figurative or philosophical. This is not a commentary on wanting to end the training necessary to become a doctor, or shorten it, or anything. This […]

The End of Training #illumedati #medtwitter



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays… except it’s a Tuesday. So for some reason, this didn’t get posted yesterday and I’m not really sure why. Anyways, let’s talk about Transient Smartphone Blindness. What is Transient Smartphone Blindness? Well, it’s kind of exactly what it sounds like. It’s blindness that is temporary (transient) caused by using your smartphone in a particular way. This actually isn’t new, it was described back in 2016 by the New England Journal […]

Transient Smartphone Blindness #illumedati #medtwitter


Hey everyone, it’s just another Medicine Monday — wish it was Sunday. I don’t have all that much to talk about today, except to reflect a bit. So this should be a short post. [Spoilers: It’s not a short post.] Just Another Medicine Monday… Let’s reflect a bit on the past. 2007 It’s 2007, I just matched into my prelim medicine intern year and my radiology advanced years. My immediate future is pretty much set […]

Just another Medicine Monday… #illumedati



How's the Match Going?
Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays, it’s Match Day… and this post is late. Sorry about that. However, according to my stats most of you have already found the page that was going to link to anyways which is: Congratulations, you have matched! I guess the real question is… now what? Well, make sure you celebrate (safely) first. Then you can look ahead to: Post-Match Senioritis Post Match Checklist Then you can move on to… Preparing […]

Did you match? #illumedati #MatchDay #Match2018


It’s time for another Medicine Mondays Roadmap Update (2-26-2018). Pour some coffee, sit back, relax and click on some of these links: ** denotes new since last roadmap update Stock Photo From: Pixabay I cleaned up this post a bit for this update since we have a lot of posts to deal with now: I added bullets and made some subheadings and I’m hoping that will make it easier to navigate. You’re a pre-med and want to […]

Medicine Mondays Roadmap Update 2-26-2018 #illumedati