Yesterday I presented and defended my doctoral research and if you’ve never had to go through an experience of conducting, analyzing, writing, and then defending research at this level … well you just really need to experience it yourself to completely understand. I won’t go into the nitty gritty details of my research, as it […]Read more "My Research – A Never Ending Experiment"
I know it has been a while – OK, a long while, since I last update this blog. But let’s face it, if I had a ton of time on my hands, I wouldn’t actually be doing doctoral level work, right? This post will be short, as I am super busy finishing up my year-long […]Read more "Still here … almost done!"
I realized a few minutes ago when I took a break from all of the required writing I currently have to do, that it had been several days since I posted. So I’ve decided to give you a description of what I typically do any given day: Arrive at the medical center between 6:30am-7:00am. It […]Read more "A Day in the Life of a DCLS"
I am trying to keep my head above water in all of the work required, so I apologize for not being able to post as often as we would all like. As those of us in teaching facilities know, July 1st brought in a new wave of babies … aka freshly born MD residents. With […]Read more "Wrath of the Younglings"
While I have been feverishly writing what seems to be the miniature book called a doctorate thesis research proposal, I came across some curious statistics in the literature that I thought my readership would be interested in. From a study reviewing malpractice claims: “The most common breakdowns in the diagnostic process were failure to order […]Read more "Why We Must"
I must apologize to my readership for not posting as often as I was the first few weeks; let me just say that the amount of writing that is involved in obtaining a doctorate is … well … immense. I just realized after spending 14 hours today immersed in fine tuning my thesis research proposal, […]Read more "An Emergency Consultation Request"
Through this blog I have shared a few experiences of mine in reaching outside of the laboratory to work with the physicians and other healthcare professional to improve patient safety and patient care. Yes, to do consultation at the level that I have described, and will continue to describe this blog, advanced education beyond the […]Read more "Empowering A Profession"