Totally ready for Peds tomorrow

Someone is more than ready.

All this studying and worrying about money for school…

I completely forgot that I need furniture for my apartment.


Heart tracings as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first walked on the moon on July 21, 1969, nearly 45 years ago while Michael Collins piloted Apollo 11. You can sense their excitement!

EVA = Extravehicular activity.
Credit to my dear friend and cardiology fellow, Naveed, for sharing this.


Anatomical flap up books that simulated human dissection! 

These come from a most excellent exhibit at Duke University called Animated Anatomies. These anatomical pop-up books were used by medical students to study anatomy and surgery in 3-D context from the 16th century. 

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China reconfigured, Ah Xian


What sign helps you know which organ this child’s mass is arising from?




I think I’m going to write a book called “‘Four Hours Is Definitely Enough Sleep’ And Other Lies I Tell Myself”

Omg accurate right now

Isn’t this book called “Medical School: The Book of Sorrow and Triumph”


Ambulance boats in Venice


High school student in chemistry lab, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, October 7, 1921.

No goggles? They were living life on the edge in the 20s.



The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “we’ve always done it this way.”

"Come on, let’s mix it up!" The heart surgeon says.

"B-but we’ve always done it this way!" The other replies, "this is how you replace a heart valve."

"That’s the most dangerous phrase in the human language!" The first surgeon replies haughtily as he inputs a fruit loop into the patient’s heart. "This will be his valve. He will be a fruit loop in a world of Cheerios."


(Source: uvmsemba)