Signs You’re the Weak Link in Rotations

Signs You’re the Weak Link in Rotations

  • You ask what time you get to leave at 9 a.m.
  • You find yourself promising each day you won’t be late tomorrow.
  • You forgot to perfect your subcutaneous continuous suturing technique.
  • You aren’t aware that you should read about your patients before surgery.
  • You can’t use a computer…
  • You consult Geeky Medics before walking into a consultation.
  • You struggle pronouncing simple medical jargon.
  • You forget the patient’s name 30 seconds after leaving the room.
  • You need help finding the cafeteria.
  • You rely on your partner to print the patient list.
  • You message your resident or intern after 10 p.m.
  • You call in “sick” when the surf was just too damn good.
  • You don’t volunteer to come in on the weekends.
  • You wince when someone messages research.
  • You’re not sure about this UpToDate mess everyone keeps blathering on about.
  • “Awesome” is used frequently in your patient encounters.
  • Your search history includes WebMD or Buzzfeed.
  • You follow your partner around like a cute little puppy.
  • Too scared to text your superior, you resort to harassing your partner until you figure out what’s going on.
  • You can’t find the ED (c’mon there are signs EVERYWHERE).