From time to time we get back evaluations from many of our supervising physicians evaluated on a scale of 1-3 (1=bad, 2=average, 3=great) in a variety of categories - anything from your basic medical knowledge to your skills in certain procedures. Occasionally comments will be made to offer constructive criticisinm or feedback.
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Posted by Chris at 6:15 PM
Monday, March 2, 2009
Posted by Chris at 5:04 AM
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
So I got pulled over on my way to work the other day. It was at 5:30 in the morning and I was the only one on the road. It was on one of those streets that is 5 lanes wide and you look back and go "that was 35 mph there? Really? Huh. Who knew?" Everyone knows one of those roads. I was 7 mph over.
"Just on my way to work sir."
"Where do you work?"
"Over at the hospital."
"What department do you work in?"
"The Emergency Department."
He clicks off his light, tips his hat and says "Sir...you have a nice day."
Now before everyone writes with claims of elitism and favoritism, you gotta understand the symbiotic relationship the police and we have in the department. They bring us a lot of business - most of it stuff that we'd rather not have. Drug deals gone bad, bar fights, or people crazy enough to resist arrest and then get injured. I bust my butt to try and get those patients out of there and back to jail because the police have better things to do than sit there and babysit these guys.
So karma is a real thing. For the rest of you, buy a white coat and keep it under the driver's seat at all times.
Posted by Chris at 5:42 PM
Monday, January 19, 2009
So my extended jury that had been out for weeks has returned a verdict. I'm over it. People laughed and mocked me for weeks for not being entrenched in the new wave sweeping the nation...facebook. "MySpace for adults" is how this was billed to me. I put it off and put it off thinking that if I really needed to do a "wall-to-wall," I could just send an email. Or better, if only we had some kind of technology that allowed us to talk into a hand-held box and let our actual voice be hear in another hand-held box miles away. Bonus points if these hand-held boxes could be portable.
Now before all of my long-lost friends pick up pitchforks and storm the Charlotte area thinking "what an idiot - he never calls or emails anyways," I will concede you that small, minuscule, and largely irrelevant point. I will also admit that the basic idea of facebook is kinda neat.
Here's my problem. This monster has gotten way past the basics and is consuming peoples' entire lives. Entire lives I tell you. "How," you may ask? With these ridiculous applications. Snowball fights, joining random groups to save random endangered species, becoming "fans" of your favorite grade school teacher, pillow fights, and sending me make out kisses (oh yeah, you better believe that's happened. Unless you're ______ ______ the last thing I want is your digital lips touching mine. (I can't mention who she is because Jenny will get mad, but she's German, blond, a supermodel, and hosts a reality TV show on Bravo.) Not to mention poking people!?!? We really allow this on the internet? What does that even mean? And yes Kim, I got your "relative finder application." Let me break it down for you real simple. You don't want to know who in my family you're related to.
I just can't keep up. You can guess from how often this blog is updated how often I actually log into facebook. So if you're my fifth cousin twice removed who has sent me some application about scavenger hunting...be patient. I'll get there when I can.
Posted by Chris at 5:56 PM
Sunday, December 14, 2008
Wow. My first post. A few buisness items first. One, I really am trying to be a better person. I've tried to quit complaining many times in my life. But I've found that the bottom line is that whining really brings me joy. Plain and simple. But I figure this way, I'm not doing it in person - so that makes it less of a downer for everyone around me. Two, thanks to my beautiful wife who helped me set this up. However, she said it would be quick and easy, but that was about 3 hours and a bazillion templates ago.
Posted by Chris at 8:07 PM