Medicine Mondays


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. I know I’ve missed the last few posts, so I wanted to provide an explanation. Long story short, I’ve been sick. Sick enough that I even took days off work. To be honest, I can probably count on one hand how many days I’ve taken off of work since residency. However, e I was having problems speaking clearly and powerscribe didn’t seem to like my frog voice. It became […]

Getting Over Sickness #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today I’m going to talk about “Pre-Match Purgatory”. Pre-Match Purgatory It’s February 3rd, 2020. According to the NRMP Match Timeline, Rank Order Lists last date to certify is February 26, 2020. Then Match Day is March 20, 2020. By now, pretty much all the interviews and flying around everywhere should have come to an end. There may be a few last minute “2nd looks” or perhaps a late interview […]

Pre-Match Purgatory #illumedati #medtwitter #TheMatch #NRMP



Hey everyone, it’s Whatever Wednesdays again. I realize I didn’t post anything on Monday. So today will be a “Double Post Wednesday“. Double Post Wednesday So, basically this is Medicine Mondays and Whatever Wednesdays in one. However, this will be two short posts to make one normal post. Medicine Mondays 1/13/20 So basically, two things have happened: Sleep Apnea I continue to get more and more used to my APAP mask. After a long time […]

Double Post Wednesday #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Today I’m going to just kind of talk about “Shift Work“. Shift Work? Yea. For most medical professions, there is some opportunity to do shift work. However, today I’m going to talk about my particular specialty — radiology. In general, a “normal” schedule for a radiologist is 8-5pm, Monday-Friday affair. Usually, depending on how big your group is, you may need to work 8-12 hours on a Saturday and/or […]

Shift Work #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Recently, I’ve been talking about Sleep Hygiene, mostly in regards to Sleep Apnea. However, today I wanted to talk about something a little different — Weighted Blankets. Weighted Blankets? Yea. As long as I’ve known my wife, she’s had problems sleeping for any long period of time. Over the course of any given night, she wakes up at least a few times, and it usually takes her awhile to […]

Weighted Blankets #illumedati


Hey everyone, this post is a combination of Medicine Monday and Whatever Wednesdays. This post is just a “Quick Update“. Quick Update First things first, I’m getting more used to using the APAP mask. I’ve definitely noticed that I can sleep less using the mask while still feeling more rested when I used to sleep longer before. For example, if I get at least 5-6 hours with the mask, I don’t feel horribly tired. If […]

Quick Update #illumedati