Posted in December 2015

Death and dying

Continued from Part I. The day I got her admission package, I stared at the history in front of me, document after document of her tragedy. One paper I couldn’t get past: her goals of care designation. C2. In Canada we don’t have DNRs; we break down DNRs into exactly what a patient may or may … Continue reading

Young and beautiful

I’ve meant to write about so many cases these past two weeks. Yes, because of course it’s contributing to my growth as a future physician, helping me find what I’m comfortable with and what kind of doctor I’ll be, but also more selfishly because they will make for some amazing CaRMS stories. (Apparently we need … Continue reading

Soft skills

I have so much I need to be journalling about, with so much on my mind and my promise to myself to reflect more. And yet with all this swimming in my mind, all these wonderful patient experiences I’ve been mulling over, I haven’t put it down. Before I get into a touching experience on my … Continue reading