Tag: holiday

Cringeworthy Medical Questions Relatives Have Asked Over the Holidays

Cringeworthy Medical Questions Relatives Have Asked Over the Holidays

Have you sat at your holiday table just to be bombarded by medical questions? Have you ever been surprised and shocked at the questions (and numbe [...]
Gift Ideas to Get For Medical Residents

Gift Ideas to Get For Medical Residents

Buying gifts is never as easy as it seems. Whether it’s a Secret Santa party or buying something for the person you work with all day, every day, [...]
Holiday Shopping Horror Stories That Resulted in Injury

Holiday Shopping Horror Stories That Resulted in Injury

‘Tis the season to be jolly, shop, and recover from injuries sustained while hunting for the lowest sale price on the perfect holiday gift. Believ [...]
Tips for Getting Time Off From Work for the Holidays (they probably won’t work)

Tips for Getting Time Off From Work for the Holidays (they probably won’t work)

If you are already scheduled to work the holidays, your shift is probably cast in stone. Each healthcare organization has its own strict schedulin [...]
Green Teeth, Green Men & Bar Brawls: St. Patrick’s Day Hazards

Green Teeth, Green Men & Bar Brawls: St. Patrick’s Day Hazards

Oh brother, this is going to take things to an entirely new level. St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday this year. It’s bad enough when the holiday f [...]
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision Still Applies to Physicians Today

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision Still Applies to Physicians Today

This year, January 15 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day set aside to remember the civil rights leader who was assassinated fifty years ago on A [...]
Reasonable and Weird New Year’s Resolutions

Reasonable and Weird New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Eve brings the urge to make New Year’s resolutions despite their reputation as a bad idea. Resolutions don’t have an exceptionally good [...]
It’s The Holidays, Let The Stress Increase

It’s The Holidays, Let The Stress Increase

It’s the holidays and chances are you either relish them or dread them. You’re not alone. Despite all the advertising and decorations, the holiday [...]
New Year’s Resolutions Trends: What Doctors Resolve To Do

New Year’s Resolutions Trends: What Doctors Resolve To Do

With the rapidly approaching new year, there comes the question of New Year’s Resolutions. Are they to be made or ignored? Many physicians use the [...]
How To Detox: Getting It Back After Big Indulgences

How To Detox: Getting It Back After Big Indulgences

‘Tis the season for great food and snacking on things you rarely eat the rest of the year. The problem is that once you eat handfuls of holiday co [...]
How to Decorate Your Hospital or Practice for the Holidays

How to Decorate Your Hospital or Practice for the Holidays

The holidays don’t necessarily mean shorter hours for physicians and other staff. People still get sick, still need surgery, and still arrive at t [...]
Showing Gratitude: What are Patients Thankful For?

Showing Gratitude: What are Patients Thankful For?

It can be difficult to care for patients night and day for weeks and months without hearing a word of thanks or a single expression of gratitude. [...]
What are Medical Students Thankful For?

What are Medical Students Thankful For?

With all the pressures of medical school; the time constraints, the pressures to perform, stressful interviews for residency, and money-money-mone [...]
Working on Thanksgiving: What it’s like for Doctors and Healthcare professionals

Working on Thanksgiving: What it’s like for Doctors and Healthcare professionals

When you think of the doctors who have to work on Thanksgiving, you might expect to find a group of disgruntled professionals bemoaning the fact t [...]
Thanksgiving Foods that Doctors avoid (and why)

Thanksgiving Foods that Doctors avoid (and why)

For some doctors, Thanksgiving may be an exercise in “Do as I say, not as I do.” They counsel their patients to navigate the annual food fest in a [...]
To Receive or Not to Receive, That is the Question with Patient Gifts

To Receive or Not to Receive, That is the Question with Patient Gifts

Ah, the holidays - the season of giving. It’s the time of year when patients want to express their gratitude for your care with gifts that may ran [...]
What Are Doctors and Nurses Most Thankful For In 2016?

What Are Doctors and Nurses Most Thankful For In 2016?

As 2016 comes to a close, it is easy to see all the things that have been difficult, trying or disappointing. Thanksgiving is a time to focus on t [...]
The Worst Holiday Gift: Doctor Edition

The Worst Holiday Gift: Doctor Edition

The holidays are not only full of cheer for doctors but also some hilarious gifts. We asked the question “What Is The Worst Gift You’ve Ever Recei [...]
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