By Melissa Mroz and Rachel Bond
Faculty Peer Reviewed
The electrocardiogram (EKG) is a test not only interpreted by cardiologists.
In fact, it is usually early in the year that the new medical student is handed an EKG; top flipped down as not to “cheat” and asked to interpret the rhythmic black squiggles on red graph paper. I still remember the anxiety provoking questions asked on my Medicine Clerkship. As with many skills I thought would magically become part of my repertoire on July 1st …