F for Forensic

The perk of being a doctor is the satisfaction you get when you have been able to help a patient heal, or help save a life. The downside is seeing the ugly face of death. Seeing so much sickness, suffering and death troubles you initially, but as time goes one hardens and becomes grounded too. … Continue reading F for Forensic

E for Exhausted Doctors

One of the most important components of a medical training is the Residency (On Job training ) Program. Not only is the path to becoming a doctor long and arduous, but also involves inhumane duty hours. Right from Day 1 of the MD program, you are put on emergency rotations which the duty hours extend … Continue reading E for Exhausted Doctors

D FOR DRUGS ( PHARMACOLOGY )

If at the end of 1st year, you thought that you were done up with mugging you were entirely in wrong! Just across the anatomy department on the other end of the building was the pharmacology department which was out of bounds for us as 1st year students. If you found the reactions in biochemistry … Continue reading D FOR DRUGS ( PHARMACOLOGY )

Coffee and late night conversations

I learnt to make my best coffee in the medical college hostel. As freshers we were supposed to help the exam going seniors by doing small chores for them. These included picking up groceries from the nearby store or making tea or coffee for them so that they could stay awake late at night and … Continue reading Coffee and late night conversations

B for Biochemistry equations

The entire 1st year seemed to revolve around Anatomy corridor. Yet, a floor below was the most dreaded department of medical college. Chemistry had been my favorite subject in school, but the biochemical equations gave all of us sleepless nights. How were we supposed to memorise all the complex equations, right from digestion of carbohydrates, … Continue reading B for Biochemistry equations

A for Anatomy dissection Hall

I never knew if I wanted to be a doctor. Just like any other teenager growing up in 90s in India. I had two career options. If you are good at Maths, you become an engineer. If not you try your hand at becoming a doctor. I wasn't bad at Maths, though I can say … Continue reading A for Anatomy dissection Hall

I’m not a strong woman and its okay!

International Woman Day is over. The social media was buzz with Strong woman. Every one took delight in celebrating and rejoicing with them. There was an increase in sale of pink roses. The marketing teams of hospitals, salons, malls were busy luring females to spend their money. My mind however, went to not so strong … Continue reading I’m not a strong woman and its okay!

Random Musings on Woman’s day !

Early morning, I was driving to work. As usual, City 101.6 FM was playing in my car. Today's highlight was Boss Lady list celebrating International Woman's Day. One song just caught my attention, "Mere Naughty Saiyaan Ji", sung by Yo Yo honey Singh and Neha Kakkar and featuring Nushrat Bharucha. These days its very frequently … Continue reading Random Musings on Woman’s day !

Good reads for the Valentine’s month. #30ColoursOfLove

Romance has been one of my favourite genres for a long time now. Whenever I feel low, there's nothing like a warm romance novel and a hot cup of coffee. We are already in Feb, and even though all had pinned high hopes on 2021, covid surges in many countries including mine has again put … Continue reading Good reads for the Valentine’s month. #30ColoursOfLove