November 28th, 2006

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ICU

ICU is a blend of everything - cardiology, infectious disease, trauma, overdoses... and a good lesson on how NOT to live one's life. A few stories, alternating between second and third person, follow to illustrate.

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ICU keeps me so busy with preparing for rounds, rounding, reading up for discussions, having discussions and following up on patients that I have barely any time to prepare for interviews at the Midyear. AND I am sleeping about 4.5-5 hours a night. Rutgers still haven't replied to me. I mean, it's not as sad as the state of my patients, but still. It's a pity they have a couple programs I am interested in the most, otherwise I would simply drop them from my list. I am not accustomed to being slighted.