VCMS RESIDENT PATHOGRAPHIES

Brian Thedy Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:54 pm by pj

By BRIAN THEDY      Today should be relatively straightforward, just another typical day of rounding and seeing patients in the office I thought to myself.... Read More

Jake Teich - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:50 pm by pj

By JAKE TEICH      I arrived at the OR lounge at 7:15 AM. My attending had not arrived yet. I took that time to introduce myself to some of the OR nurses,.... Read More

Alexis Spangler - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:43 pm by pj

By ALEXIS SPANGLER      Throughout my rotations during my third year of medical school, I met a variety of patients that made an impact on me. It is inter.... Read More

Christian Smith - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:35 pm by pj

By CHRISTIAN SMITH Three Weeks of Stabilization      Ms. Doe was a patient I encountered on my first day of my inpatient psychiatry rotation. The night.... Read More

Abigail Schirmer - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:28 pm by pj

By ABIGAIL SCHIRMER Familiar Fears       I thought had my entire career planned out, until my 3rd year general surgery clerkship.    .... Read More

Joseph Rudy - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:18 pm by pj

By JOSEPH RUDY One of the most special aspects about being a medical professional is not only treating/diagnosing patients but also the ability to know individuals during som.... Read More

Eamon Rooney - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 08:10 pm by pj

By EAMON ROONEY      “She’s sitting over there in the corner finishing up her infusion; she’s looking forward to meeting you.” The.... Read More

Natasha Narvel - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 06:26 pm by pj

By NATASHA NARVEL Change over Time      It was a pretty calm day on labor and delivery. We had discharged a decent number of new moms with their healthy.... Read More

Jeanah Kim - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 06:14 pm by pj

By JEANAH KIM      As medical students, it is impressed upon us about the impact we will have on the patients we encounter. Yet, it is the patients we hav.... Read More

Jacquelyn Kennedy - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 06:00 pm by pj

By JACQUELYN KENNEDY      BD is a 26-year-old female that came in a few days before her hospital admission for a routine fetal assessment at the outpatien.... Read More

Anna Hayward - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 05:52 pm by pj

By ANNA HAYWARD       As a medical student, it’s easy to feel useless, burdensome or just in the way. As hard as I work, I don’t feel as thoug.... Read More

Edward Whitaker - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 05:45 pm by pj

By EDWARD WHITAKER      It was the first week of my rotation. I was focused on learning new material in order to provide better patient care. A single enc.... Read More

Joseph Van Wart - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 05:15 pm by pj

By JOSEPH VAN WART       Pain, sharp and deep, almost what feels like too hard to bear, at some points radiates from my back to my groin, almost as i.... Read More

Will Glover - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 02:49 pm by pj

By WILL GLOVER  Spectrums       The fronds of the palm trees outside the pediatrician’s office swayed back and forth. “They remind.... Read More

Desirae Ehley - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 02:29 pm by pj

By DESIRAE EHLEY      Outrage. Frustration. Terror. Fear. Anxiety. Helplessness.       These are some of the numerous emotions t.... Read More

Leah Eburne - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 02:18 pm by pj

By LEAH EBURNE  Stewardship       It takes me a while to know when I’m angry.      The attending warned me Lynn rarely sh.... Read More

Julie Davila - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 01:57 pm by pj

By JULIE DAVILA  The Privilege of Trust       “Doc, that dang pain on the side of my face is back again!” My preceptor received thi.... Read More

Michelle Cagan - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 01:27 pm by pj

By MICHELLE CAGAN      During my third year in medical school, we had two four-week rotations called “flex rotations” where we could choose any spe.... Read More

Éamonn S. Byrnes - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 02:28 am by pj

By ÉAMONN S. BYRNES    On Patient Autonomy “I would prefer not to, thanks” the patient replied flatly. His response caught me off guard. I.... Read More

Diana Benedetti - Patient Centered Ethics: Pathography

Jan 21, 2022 at 02:09 am by pj

By DIANA BENEDETTI I think it might be time to go to the emergency room, Eddie’s been sick for almost a week and nothing has helped. He wouldn’t be this bad if hi.... Read More