Archive for February, 2017

The Week I Rode An Elephant

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 |

Orthopedics showed me more degloving injuries than I have ever seen in the rest of my training. Unfortunately many of them involved the patient’s hand which can be a devastating injury as it keeps them from working for a long time. The clinic was absolutely packed every day and all the patients seemed to love […]

Two Weeks In

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 |

My second week started on radiology. Here the radiologist has to do the ultrasounds (as opposed to an ultrasound tech) and we did tons of them every day. I really enjoyed these days because I’m planning to go into radiology. Dr. P was good at teaching me about the findings we saw and about how […]

The First Week

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 |

The first morning in Tezpur I met my next door neighbor Dr. J who works in the medicine department. She helped me get oriented to the hostel and suggested several activities we could do over the course of the next few weeks together.   I started on surgery with Dr. S. It was so busy […]

Travelling to India

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 |

I started my travels on January 29th and didn’t make it to my final destination until Feburary 2nd…granted a couple days in Delhi and Agra were thrown in there.     The flight from Dallas to Abu Dhabi was the longest I have ever been on. Fortunately, I had an empty seat next to me. […]