“Hello, I’m Dr. _____”: Reflections on Intern Orientation

by Admin 1. July 2015 05:13
As we ran through the scenario of a child in full-blown status epilepticus, I looked around me and felt a sense of camaraderie with my team. Interns and rising second year residents worked side-by-side to resuscitate and stabilize the patient. In that moment, I came to the realization that residency doesn’t have to feel like you’re the lone boat sailing off into an unfamiliar territory. In addition to the resources and support of an extraordinary program, I am also surrounded by individuals who are equally passionate and driven to make this journey with me. [More]

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Visiting the Capitol –an opportunity to advocate for All Children

by Admin 12. March 2015 08:33
I told them that it is not hard to advocate for your hospital when you truly love where you go to work every day, and where you get to live your passion to heal children. I was not nervous, because from the first day my program has taught me to be innovative, to be an independent thinker, and to stand up for what it is that I believe. [More]

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Exploring New Horizons at the 2014 AAP Experience

by Admin 11. October 2014 16:18
I am excited to be writing this from the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in sunny San Diego, CA!  Today has been a whirlwind of all things pediatrics, from advocacy and health care policy to cutting edge pediatr... [More]


LEADing the way in Pediatric Residency Training

by Admin 9. October 2014 03:00
LEAD, or "Leadership Executive Academic Development," is one of the prominent and unique aspects of our residency.  In a nut-shell, it is a two week long, intensive program that focuses on vital skills necessary for future physicians that are no... [More]


Our Greatest Teachers

by Admin 29. September 2014 15:47
Many agree that the greatest teachers of medical knowledge are the patients themselves. Their stories and ailments are audible, visible, and palpable. [More]


Residency Life

A Day in the Life of an All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Ward Intern

by Admin 21. September 2014 09:05
My day as an intern on the wards at ACHJHM reminds me why I chose to train here. I leave every day having taken ownership of my patients’ care and utilizing evidence-based practices to guide my development as a pediatrician. On my walk home I pause to look out over the Tampa Bay (a beautiful sight indeed) and I can’t help to think how much I love being a resident at ACHJHM. [More]