Life, PGY4

Parenthood in Residency: The Beginning

“Ok, Briana, I think you might want to call your husband and get him up here, it is about time to start pushing!” You are probably wondering: Why would she need to call her husband if she was that far along in labor, shouldn’t he already be with her? Well, yes, that would be the… Continue reading Parenthood in Residency: The Beginning


PGY 3: What It Was Really Like

Now that we have made it to the other side of DrH's PGY3 year I'd like to take a minute to be honest about it: IT. WAS. ROUGH. The third year of DrH's program is known as the year of nights. They spend half of the year working nights and the other half on trauma… Continue reading PGY 3: What It Was Really Like


Intern Year: We Survived and Thrived

Originally published on Physician Family When asked to reflect on intern year, I wasn’t quite sure what to say because it has gone by so fast. Briana doesn’t have something to say? Ha! Those who know me personally are probably laughing out loud! My husband began his neurosurgery residency in July 2014 and as of July… Continue reading Intern Year: We Survived and Thrived


Residency Applications & Interviews

Well the time has come (and gone) when the future Doctor Hubby had to submit his residency application (ERAS) to programs around the country. The application in like a college application, but on steroids. It includes a personal statement, at least 4 written recommendations, resume (CV) and an online form (I also might be missing… Continue reading Residency Applications & Interviews