After a summer of externships, I was excited that my first patient care block back in the hospital would be my favorite – Large Animal Surgery II. Taking the block a second time (along with taking Large Animal Medicine and having 6 equine externship rotations) meant I felt a lot more comfortable navigating the hospital, […]
4th-Year (So Far): A little sleep, a lot to learn, and already my favorite year.
Prior to the start of 4th-year, I was petrified. 3rd-year had my morale at an all-time low; the course load had been unrelenting and I honestly felt like I knew absolutely nothing. I was burnt out, and I was terrified that I wasn’t ready to cross over from the classroom to the clinic and be […]
So far, we’ve learned to diagnose and treat diseases of many different organs. However, I think the eyes are the most unique in that we can directly observe most of the pathology in them with our bare eyes or with the assistance of simple instruments. Of course, sometimes we do need to use more advanced diagnostic […]