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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today I’m going to talk about something that is kind of difficult to explain, but is best summed up as “Gut Feeling“. What do you mean “Gut Feeling”? Well, the idea of a gut feeling is kind of a general one. I’ve talked about it before when it comes to choosing a residency. However, in today’s post we’re talking about the gut feeling in regards to being in the […]

Gut Feeling #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again today. Today is just going to be a short post: “Use a Helmet“. Use a Helmet My daughter has been trying to learn how to ride her bike again. It’s been a little difficult for her since we don’t really have a big flat cul-de-sac or a quiet street for her to practice on. For this reason, the bike we bought for her almost two years ago hasn’t gotten […]

Use a Helmet #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. This is “kind of” medicine related. Today I’m going to talk about “What is Tommy John Surgery?” What is “Tommy John Surgery”? Just so we’re clear, that picture isn’t Tommy John, it’s just some left handed pitcher I found on Pexels. I also want to be clear that I’m not an orthopedic surgeon, but I am a doctor — so I’m going to try my best to explain what […]

What is Tommy John Surgery? #illumedati


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Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. I don’t have all that much to talk about so I’m just going to do a stream of conscious type of post about “I’m 37 today“, I’m 37 today Am I an old man yet? Let me reminisce a little… A lot has happened since I was a kid. It doesn’t seem all that long ago when I was in elementary school… I was just always expected to get […]

I’m 37 today #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. I had a few topics I was considering writing about today, but decided to just kind of do a stream of consciousness kind of post today instead. So let’s talk about “Medicine Monday Musings”. Medicine Monday Musings My family went to hang out with some friends this weekend. We all met up at a friend’s house and went to their community pool and then had a little bbq after. […]

Medicine Monday Musings #illumedati


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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 […]

Day Shift #illumedati