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Medical Humor and Medical Oddities

Medical humor and medical oddities are great take a break from the sometimes exhausting pursuit of a physician assistant career.  Here are some of our favorite medical humor and odd distractions:

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Assuaging My Physician Assistant School Guilt

Well, I’m back to physician assistant school.  I had to say goodbye to the kids, and they’ve been terrific fun these last two and a half weeks.  Micro-anecdote: my son is 4 and delights in pretending that he is a seed.  He curls up in a ball on the floor, and I pretend to water…

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My First Real Patient

My first real patient in PA school: a woman for a pelvic exam. No, I didn’t see that coming.  Or that right after, I would go to another exam room and perform a male genital and rectal exam.  My class has been practicing our physical exam skills on one another for weeks now.  But the…

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