Medicine Mondays


Hey everyone, just a short light-hearted post today for April Fool’s. April’s Fools? Yea. Match Day has come and gone and I can imagine that a lot of medical students and others are putting plans in place to move to a new place. I tend to harp on this a lot, but I recommend that you do not buy a house. Every year people don’t take my advice. Some end up doing very, very well, […]

April’s Fools #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. It’s not a real post today, more of just a short explanation for “Doctors are Bad Patients”. Doctors are Bad Patients My wife had a fall on our stairs yesterday. She turned to the grab the railing and then slipped and kind of rolled down 4 stairs. Initially, she was a little shaken, but wasn’t in too much pain. However, after looking at her wrist, it was pretty noticeably […]

Doctors are Bad Patients #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. This will be a short post about why you should “Starting with The End”. Starting with The End? Yea. First, a little background. I had a little staycation this weekend. We went over to the North Shore and spend a few nights at Turtle Bay. The kids had fun with the pool, slides, and the beach. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to see any turtles since it was a little […]

Starting with The End #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Match Day! Since it already happened, not much for me to say here, except that you are likely feeling a whirlwind of emotions. First things first, go ahead and celebrate with friends and family. However, please be safe out there. Don’t drink and drive. I’d recommend you check out these links about the afterMatch: Congratulations You have matched! Post-Match Senioritis Post Match Checklist Then check out these ones: Preparing to start residency: Pre-Residency […]

Did you match? #illumedati #NRMPmatch #TheMatch2019



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Let’s talk about “The Week Before the Match”. The Week Before the Match For some, you might be on a pretty difficult rotation and not even have time to think about the Match. However, for many of you, you will be on pretty relaxed rotation with lots of time off or perhaps you’re even on vacation this week. For you, this may be the longest week of your life […]

The Week Before the Match #illumedati #medtwitter #Match2019


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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today I’m going to talk about a pretty simple concept: “Knowing What You Don’t Know”. Knowing What You Don’t Know? Yea, but before we go there, let’s look at a more basic and easy to understand concept which is: Knowing What You Know Knowing What You Know is simply having the knowledge about something and having the confidence to apply that knowledge. For a physician, some of it is […]

Knowing What You Don’t Know #illumedati #medtwitter