Medicine Mondays


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays. Today, I’m going to be talking about something that falls by the wayside. We’re going to talk about “Sleep Hygiene“. Sleep Hygiene? Yea. This is kind of an uncommon topic to talk about. The reason for this is because it’s “not a problem until it’s a problem.” What do I mean by that? Well, when you’re young, even if your sleep hygiene is bad in general you can compensate just […]

Sleep Hygiene #illumedati


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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. This is just kind of a “musings” type of post where I talk about Work Life Balance. Work Life Balance? Yea. I see this string of words everywhere lately, especially in reference to physicians. This is very difficult, and there is likely some interplay between this and the already complex, multifactorial Physician Burnout topic. However, that interplay is outside the scope of this blog post, and would likely require a series […]

Work Life Balance? #illumedati



It’s time for another Medicine Mondays Roadmap Update (7-23-2018). 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 7-23-2018 #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. This will be a short story with the simple reminder to “Be Excellent to Each Other“. Be Excellent to Each Other? This last few days of my shift have been pretty rough. We had some people get sick and there were some shifts in the schedule. If you combine this with above-average volume, it’s been pretty busy for me and my team these last few days. Some of you […]

Be Excellent to Each Other #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays. Today I was going to do a short post one “Types of Physician Burnout“. Types of Burnout? Yea. I think we’ve all heard about “Physician Burnout”. However, it seems to always be lumped into this one “catch-all” category. Now that I’ve given it some thought, and talked with some of my colleagues/friends that are “burned out”, I think there are probably distinct entities within this “burnout” category. First things first. […]

Types of Physician Burnout #illumedati


Hey everyone it’s Medicine Mondays again. And… I just realized it’s July… Everyone knows what that means, right? What does it mean? It means it’s time for the new interns to start! However, it’s already July 2nd so that means the first day is already over.. and the first day is the hardest. For some it may be harder than others, for example if you started on the ICU or night float or trauma or […]

I just realized it’s July… #illumedati