COVID Fatigue

Anesthesia alert! This overhead call alerting pending intubation can be heard bellowing throughout the hallways of my medical center several times throughout the day and is seemingly the soundtrack of COVID-19. My typical routine is to pause, make sure it’s not sounding the alarm to my patient’s room, and then continue with my workday. It … Read more

How My Hospitalization During COVID Changed Me as a Physician

Takatsubo Cardiomyopathy, known as “broken heart syndrome,” is a form of heart disease that occurs following a traumatic or stressful event; people may present after the death of a loved one or other tragic accident. Thanks to COVID-19 we are currently in a time of great stress. The stress response of a global pandemic is … Read more