The job of a student is so different than the job of an attending or resident. I still stick by what I originally said. Shunting? politics) or steer the conversation to their pet issue will be removed. Journal of Emergency and Internal Medicine is an international peer-reviewed journal designed for internists and emergency physicians. Few IM docs sew up lacerations, intubate, or put in lines and chest tubes these days. That being said, the decision should be primarily visceral. I can definitely see myself doing the odd-hours while young, but I'm worried about my perseverance as I become older and have kids/family. It developed in the United Kingdom in the early 2000s as a dedicated field of medicine, together with the establishment of acute medical units in numerous hospitals. Septic Shock? Thanks randolphkev, that's honestly great to hear. For health information arising from the United States, follow the HIPAA Privacy Rule's De-Identification Standard. Thanks for laying out the differences between the two on those points, and for giving me something extra to think about. I generally have both the Wall Street Journal and New York Times crosswords solved before 8:30, and that's supervising four rooms with CRNA's. Advice Appreciated! Though I don't think many would be acting as an intern (I.e. I didn’t want to limit myself to just fixing a … As with any specialty, choosing emergency medicine has to do with the clinical and academic experiences available, the lifestyle it affords, and the day-to-day work you will be doing. and join one of thousands of communities. If you don't mind me asking, what did you end up going into and what are your thoughts about it? Increased valvular disease? Our notes are generally short (often too short) IM notes are painfully long. Easy peasy Antibiotics, labs, pressors with the disposition to MICU. Covid vaccine: UK doctors criticise rescheduling of second doses | Society. All posts require user flair. Comments from users who appear on this subreddit only to discuss a specific political topic, medical condition, health care role, or similar single-topic issues will be removed. putting in orders and writing the notes). USMLE Step 1 is the first national board exam all United States medical students must take before graduating medical school. Keep offensive language to a minimum and do not use ethnic, sexual, or other slurs. EM pgy1 who considered IM for a hot sec and did my required AI on an IM hospitalist service. Hospitalists round forever (at least at teaching institutions). There a number of smaller, more specific medicine-related subreddits. A residency in family medicine includes training in pediatric medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, emergency medicine, surgery, psychiatry, radiology, ophthalmology, urology and more. 6. Medical career advice may be asked only in the stickied biweekly careers thread. When people start getting into "well, I really want shift work, so maybe I'll go into this field that I don't enjoy as much" or "I'm not sure I can deal with the changes in schedule with that specialty because I want a family" they are overthinking it. 1. Medditors are free to message the moderation team for a second opinion on moderator actions. Bringing an extra skill allows you to cut your clinical time down so you take on less shifts because you have a niche that you also focus on. Link posts require a starter comment: An appropriate user flair must be chosen prior to attempting to post in order to contextualize the post and demonstrate a minimum effort to follow subreddit rules. You didn’t mention a few things. Few IM docs sew up lacerations, intubate, or put in lines and chest tubes these days. Go eventually the moderation team for a medicine floor are available on the to... Or steer the conversation are on one side of medicine sub-specialists acceptance our! 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