Monday, July 13, 2020

Respiratory Therapist with 11 Years Experience Doesn’t Know More Than Medical Student

CHARLOTTE, NC - Local Respiratory Therapist Val Silver has seen it all in her nearly a dozen years working at UNC Hospital.  If you don’t believe her, just ask her. That was until this past week...

PhD Giving Lecture to Med Students Intends to Make Lecture as Convoluted and Clinically...

BOSTON, MA – Bart Mnart, a PhD in comparative political biology, couldn’t help but wring his hands together gleefully during our interview in his windowless office last Tuesday. “You are here right on time,” he...

Ugly Med Student Trying to Match into Plastic Surgery Not Expected To Do Well

SEATTLE, WA - Three months ago, fourth year medical student Trevor Barlock took a deep breath and submitted his applications to integrated plastic surgery programs around the country. Barlock recalls the feeling. “It was a...
signout mood graph

New Infographic Depicts the Mood of Two People Signing Out to One Another

JACKSON HOLE, WY - After observing thousands of signouts over the past 12 months, Gomerblog has constructed a graph depicting the mood of health care professionals depending on their role during the signout process....

Breaking: Medical Student Faints on Rounds, No One Cares

NEW ORLEANS, LA - During vascular surgery rounds this morning, a medical student fainted in a patient’s room, and no one cared. “On the vascular surgery service, it is the medical student’s job to get...
pelvic exam

The American Board of Board Exams Will Adapt Vignettes to Reflect More Realistic Encounters

The American Board of Board Exams (ABBE) announced on their hypoactive Twitter account that the move will modernize the vignettes to better prepare doctors for real-life encounters, while releasing few 'revised' vignettes to the...

Negligent Neurologist Tests Reflexes with Regular Hammer

PHILADELPHIA, PA - A malpractice suit probably isn't very far around the corner for neurologist Brady Callahan, who attempted to elicit deep-tendon reflexes from his clinic patients today using a 16 oz. steel curved...

Med Student Wows Surgeon with Suction Technique

DENVER, CO – Medical student James Taverny turned heads in the OR when he made history with perfect suction technique during an open cholecystectomy last Friday. “It wasn’t until halfway through the surgery that I...

Medical Student Inadvertently Contaminates Entire OR by Mere Brief Existence

ATLANTA, GA - “Don’t touch that!” snapped the surgical tech, referring to anything and everything in the OR at once.  Although he was standing in the center of the room, in what he believed...
dialysis machine ATM machine

Med Student Mistakes Dialysis Machine for ATM Machine

NASHVILLE, TN - As much as they wanted to help out third-year medical student Erin Sperling, the staff of the dialysis unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center just didn't have the heart to tell...