Tuesday, November 26, 2013


I haven't signed up to take the exam, but I have a mental deadline for myself. I want to be done with my first pass through Robbins by the end of the month. In December, I'll actually see about registering to take the test for sometime in January. And I'll have the month of December to go back through Robbins and make outlines (I do love outlines) for major diseases/topics, etc.

In the meantime, we're going on a road trip to DC for Thanksgiving with the kids because it makes much more sense to do this now that we live three hours further away from DC instead of when we were in Durham. We meant to but never had the time! It will be good, a family trip before my parents move away, lots of pictures and memories of being together.

Today is my last work day for the week, which makes it a ridiculously short one. At least the rest of the week is relatively quiet so I don't have to feel bad about leaving a lot of work for my boss to do. That is the thing about working in medicine...you can't just leave the work to pile up while you're not there, someone has to do it. It isn't a good profession for people who like to call in for sick days because there always has to be someone there covering for you.

But, days off are nice sometimes and is travel, even if it is just around where you live. It is nice to have a break in routine and play tourist somewhere... even if I will be studying in the backseat while someone else drives us there.

1 comment:

  1. Don't forget about reviewing normal gross anatomy/histology as well as lab safety/lab management. From what I remember about the exam, the path questions were relatively easy. The questions that tripped me up were questions about the gross relationships (superior to, anterior to, etc) of things like various vessels and nearby structures.