Category: current events

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A ‘Little Extra’

13 May 2021

By Charoo Piplani, MBBS On a Sunday afternoon, while caring for my COVID 19 positive father at home in India, I decided to give him his favorite yet effective substitute for fluids – coconut water....

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Adapting to Research Time During COVID

28 Apr 2021

By Rachael Essig, MD May 2019 seems like a world away. I had accepted a research position following my PGY-3 year with a critical care fellowship starting July 2020 in a new city. At the time, it see...

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A year of radical changes

08 Apr 2021

By Dr. Rocio Carrera  The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our lives and plans. Almost a year after the world went into quarantine and after countless losses of lives, jobs, and homes, we can finally see...

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Fellowship Interviews: COVID-19 Edition

08 Jul 2020

By Megan Delisle I never imagined fellowship interviews unfolding as they did this season. As efforts to “flatten the curve” escalated, emails regarding intentions to conduct all interviews virtu...

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Pandemic Thoughts from a Surgeon and a Mom

04 Jun 2020

By Jennifer M. Weiss We are a few weeks into our pandemic lifestyle.  Physicians have been on the front line of this pandemic crisis.  I am in a unique role as an orthopaedic surgeon. At the beginn...

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Covid-19: A Mexican experience

31 May 2020

By Dr. Rocío Carrera In México, the Health Department has reported over 65,000 cases and more than 7,000 deaths (as of May 24th). and 111 of these deaths have been healthcare workers. It is known t...