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ACP Hospitalist is seeking submissions for personal essays to run in our Self-Examination column.
By the time I made it to the examination room, I had begun to process the situation better than before. ... ACP Hospitalist is seeking submissions for personal essays to run in our Self-Examination column.
The author discusses why he believes humility is one of the key attributes of an excellent physician.
An encounter with a self-aware patient reminds the writer why he went into medicine. ... And in the next breath she chided herself for slipping into self-pity, acknowledging it could be worse.
The author details the aftermath of his encounter with a rattlesnake (or snakes).
In our Self-Examination section, Dr. Sergeant details his experience with driving himself to the hospital, waiting (and waiting) for anti-venom, and eventually recovering—but finding himself a changed man.
Also in this issue, third-year resident Anthony Rudine kicks off a new occasional feature, Self-Examination, in which contributors reflect on how practicing medicine affects one's personal life—and
She was handed over to me for overnight observation after an initial examination.
Over the weeks of his hospital stay, I had the opportunity to know Mr. P not only as a patient but as a friend, a dreamer, a fighter and a witty, compassionate individual.