Too many subspecialties?

                                            http://content.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1607068,00.html                       Cardiac electrophysiology is a medical sub specialty of Cardiology. They treat rhythm disorders of the heart. Why do we need a subspecialty …

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Wearing your white coat in public is not cool

                           I was pulling into the gas station and noticed a young doctor walking around the gas station still in his white coat. This is not cool. It is also very unsanitary. I can kinda understand wearing your scrubs outside of work. You …

Scientific researchers (PhD’s) are the unsung hero’s of medicine

                     Sulfonylurea's close Potassium channels in beta cell membranes depolarizing cells triggering insulin release via an increased Calcium influx. It  took  thousands of hours of research to be able to write the previous sentence. Hours of trial and error in dark laboratories across the world. Hundreds of …

I Want To Help People

I want to be a doctor to help people. Because high school teachers that influence the lives of kids don't help people. The firefighter who runs into a burning building looking for survivors doesn't help people. The parole officer who actually gives a damn about his client doesn't help people. The Coast Guard rescue swimmer who saves you from drowning in the ocean …