“MacGyver the friendly skies”: what’s in a commercial airline medical kit

Fly long enough and eventually you will hear the flight attendant over the plane PA system announce mid-flight, “if there is a doctor on board please press your call light.”  [if you don’t believe me, just ask OB Doctor Mom]. As an eager pre-medical student a few (ok, many) years ago, I thought this would… More “MacGyver the friendly skies”: what’s in a commercial airline medical kit

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The Physician Travel Dilemma: Finding Time to Travel

So, you’re a physician with a love of travel…awesome!  One week of your salary can allow you to travel just about anywhere in the world (one way in coach, at least)…double awesome!   But, as you are acutely aware, there is a catch…a big one.  As a full-time doc how do you possibly get the time… More The Physician Travel Dilemma: Finding Time to Travel