female doctor

Resident is “Finally Free” as She is Sentenced to Jail

DALLAS, TX - Olga J. Sampson, a second-year surgical resident, is finally free.  She was sentenced yesterday to three months of jail time following her pleading “definitely guilty” for stealing the hospital property in broad...
surgery resident

Signs You May Be a Surgery Resident

If you have ever thanked God for the presence of a CRNA student and their multiple A-line attempts because it gave you time to run upstairs and forage for food in the surgeon’s lounge… If...
Lumbar Puncture LP Spinal Tap

Two Examples of Amazingly Subpar Lumbar Puncture Procedure Notes

Amazingly Subpar Lumbar Puncture Procedure Note #1 Procedure: This is Spinal Tap. Date/Time: Optional. Indication: Infectious Diseases said it was a good idea. Resident: Dr. Kyle Richter, PGY-1. Attending: Yes. A time-out was completed to verify the correct patient, procedure, and when the cafeteria closes. ...
surgeon biopsy malignant

Residency Program Biopsied, Found to Be Malignant

BOSTON, MA - After undergoing biopsy last week at the insistence of several concerned fourth-year medical students who matched at its program, Pathology has just finalized its report, declaring that the Internal Medicine Residency...
ACGME burnout

ACGME Limits Resident Work Hours to 168 Per Week

CHICAGO, IL - In an effort to increase resident satisfaction and curb the current epidemic of burnout in health care professionals, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has published new guidelines to...
medical resident

Program Director Announces Fair Wage for Residents… HAHA! Just Kidding!

The director of a well-regarded residency program created a stir this morning when he announced a significant wage increase for trainees.  In an email to house staff, Dr. Joe King informed residents that they...
pedal pulse

Intern Tries to Palpate Pedal Pulses, Can’t Locate Legs

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Beads of sweat were trickling down the intern's face.  He was determined. He could do this. It had been over five minutes since his attending had given him this responsibility.  He felt...

Valentine’s Day Tease: Stethoscopes in Sexy Positions

WARNING: The following images of sexy stethoscopes in suggestive positions are appropriate only for health care providers older than the age of 18.  (Click to enlarge.)
toliet flushing medications

So You Dropped Your Pager into the Toilet, What to Do Next

You're on-call, but before sh*t hits the fan, you hit the toilet.  Just when you're pulling up your pants or fixing your belt, you hear that distinctive splash into the muddy waters below: your...
excited medical students

Program Director Elated Residency Will Completely Fill This Year with Multiple Candidates Announcing His...

TOLEDO, OH - Program Director of Internal Medicine Dr. Marcus Jones is ecstatic his program will fully match this year with the large amount of candidates exclaiming his program is their number one choice. "It's...

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