Doctors and Patients: Victims of Circumstance

Here’s my take on the recent issue of doctor shaming. Much has been said and it has gotten tiresome. I don’t think I have to explain myself or my profession or my colleagues for being human and making our weaknesses slip. No one has to explain their right for basic needs or for respect or [...]

Why Patients Hate Some Doctors?

Why Patients Hate Some Doctors?

I disliked my attending physicians because they made me feel I am a nuisance. I was offended by their attitude....Medicine is not a half-hearted calling.

The Millennial Medical Student

The Millennial Medical Student

Neil Howe and William Strauss were credited for first coining the term, millennial. They defined the Millennial cohort as consisting of individuals between 1982 and 2004. Although there are different proposed dates from different sources. The earliest is 1976 and the latest is 2004. It is said that the millennials is the most misunderstood generation. [...]

A Lesson from The PLE

Dear Medical Students, You may be gearing right now for the most feared “death march”. Probably, it hasn’t even started yet but you can’t wait for it to be over. I know. Been there done that. It was so draining and stressful that after 1st year death March (2012) I cut my near-waist length hair [...]