Back to the ICU

Its 5:45 am. I am already awake, waiting for the alarm to go off. I tend to wake up every few hours to check the time, when I am nervous. It’s my first day back to the ICU after a 10-week hiatus, following knee surgery. I am not as far along in my recovery, as I had...

When physicians get sick

When physicians get sick: We are just as human as the patients we treat Physicians are natural caregivers. We are in-tune with the needs of our patients, often to the detriment of our own health. It is a rite of passage during medical school to stand in for lengthy...