When I woke up this morning, I realized something. Today, exactly one year ago, I stepped into our teaching hospital, got a white coat, and started my rotations. It may sound very cliche, and it might be, but that moment really seems ages ago.  When I now walk through the academic hospital and bump into […]

After a well-deserved summer holiday break (which was lovely, I felt so grateful and relaxed!), I am back on track in medicine world again! The past year has been quite something (luckily I aced all my rotations!), and I think the upcoming months will be quite something too, but then different. Let me update you! […]

My last and final rotation was in family medicine. I was placed at a small solo-practice in an even smaller village. The surroundings were beautiful. Everyday I enjoyed the drive, especially the part that crossed the heath. Made the drive in my frying car worthwhile. With the heat and the religious community, and no airco, […]

I see myself as a healthy-living person. I work out a lot and eat healthily. I was trying to balance my life, and it was going the right way. Then there came rotations. Something that kicked my life out of order and totally took over. I was tired, felt bloated, didn’t see any daylight. I […]

Surgery might just be in my blood. My supervising ENT-doctor told me to do something related to surgery as a career, because I had skills. That’s quite a big compliment! Yay! I had the most awesome morning in the OR, on the very last day of my last rotation in our teaching hospital. I operated. […]

Okay I’m way behind in my posting here. I finish Pediatrics (4) in April, posted about in May, and yesterday I finished my last rotation in the hospital (number 8). So I decided to a little roundup in one post, as the last four rotations were smaller as well. Neurology To another hospital for a […]

It feels like a century ago that I was in my Pediatrics rotation, but in fact it’s only been three weeks. I’ve been in another world the past weeks, but more on that later. My fourth rotation, the last of the bigger hills, so to say, involved kids. I was a little scared at first, […]