Tales of Survival

Tales of Survival: The Bellevue Clap

December 24, 2009
Tales of Survival: The Bellevue Clap

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those stories.

Christopher Tully, MD

The entrance to Bellevue Hospital is a spacious, I.M. Pei-designed Ambulatory Care Building consisting of five floors of exam rooms enclosing a sun-drenched…

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Tales of Survival: A Formidable Foe

September 12, 2009
Tales of Survival: A Formidable Foe

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those stories.

Judith Brenner MD

Many years have passed since I was first an intern on the Bellevue wards. The details are blurred into a hodgepodge of images: running to…

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Tales of Survival: Hot Air

August 20, 2009
Tales of Survival: Hot Air

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those stories.

Benjamin Bergman MD

 

Sometimes surviving a hospital stay is not so easy and the reasons are not so obvious. This is the story…

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Tales of Survival: Wife Knows Best

August 1, 2009
Tales of Survival: Wife Knows Best

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those stories.

Melissa Price MD

As a second year medicine resident, we are required to rotate through the Bellevue Emergency Department for a solid month’s time. To describe this…

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Tales of Survival

June 25, 2009
Tales of Survival

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those experiences.

Nathan Cox MD

Entering internship, I fully expected to be presented with…

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Tales of Survival: An Autumn Dinner

May 22, 2009
Tales of Survival: An Autumn Dinner

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those experiences.

Melissa Price MD

 The sun had already set that Friday afternoon when I entered the great revolving doors of…

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Tales of Survival: The Newly Interned

April 10, 2009
Tales of Survival: The Newly Interned

Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those experiences.

Christopher Tully, MD

My white coat was as white as it would ever be and my pockets were stuffed with all I would ever need, Maxwell, Sanford,…

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Tales of Survival: “Did They Catch the Guy Who Did It?”

March 28, 2009
Tales of Survival: “Did They Catch the Guy Who Did It?”

Welcome to “Tales of Survival,” a new feature of Clinical Correlations.  Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those experiences.

Written by Michael Tanner MD 

It was back in the early Nineties. I was a young attending, enjoying a…

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Tales of Survival: Putting out Fires

November 14, 2008
Tales of Survival: Putting out Fires

Welcome to “Tales of Survival,” a new feature of Clinical Correlations.  Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those experiences.

Written by Deborah Shapiro MD 

Nightfloat is one of the most thankless jobs of internship. And, in internal medicine, it…

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Tales of Survival: The 16W Grandpa

October 9, 2008
Tales of Survival: The 16W Grandpa

Welcome to “Tales of Survival,” a new feature of Clinical Correlations.  Bellevue Hospital, the nation’s oldest public hospital and the heart of our residency program, provides unique and unforgettable training for new physicians.  It is probably safe to say that every resident who trains at Bellevue graduates with a lifetime of stories about the experience. “Tales of Survival” was created to convey some of those experiences.

Written by Sherley Abraham MD, PGY-3 and Parul Gandhi MD, PGY-3

Beepers beeping and sign-outs shuffling, another day begins on…

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