Monday, May 3, 2010
Take the test yourself
Rank Specialty Score
1 general surgery 42
2 urology 41
3 neurology 41
4 otolaryngology 40
5 orthopaedic surgery 40
6 radiology 40
7 endocrinology 40
8 neurosurgery 39
9 ophthalmology 38
10 preventive med 38
11 occupational med 38
12 aerospace med 38
13 plastic surgery 38
14 physical med & rehabilitation 38
15 hematology 38
16 emergency med 38
17 allergy & immunology 38
18 nephrology 37
19 pathology 37
20 infectious disease 37
21 thoracic surgery 37
22 obstetrics/gynecology 37
23 cardiology 36
24 colon & rectal surgery 36
25 anesthesiology 36
26 gastroenterology 36
27 dermatology 35
28 radiation oncology 35
29 general internal med 35
30 med oncology 35
31 rheumatology 35
32 pulmonology 35
33 nuclear med 34
34 family practice 34
35 psychiatry 33
36 pediatrics 33
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Doing nights is fun as I have plenty of opportunities to learn and ask questions. However, this also means that I might not be at my perfect state of learning in the wee hours of the morning. There are also more spontanoeous delivery happening, that is if lady luck is on your side. I once went home at 1am just to find out the next morning that the lady gave birth at 2.45am. Night staff are usually friendlier too. And I get to be the crazy medical student who does not need sleep. Haha. Fun.
But the problem is I need to find things(other than studying) to do in order to fill up my free time. This is just because studying too early in the morning(or rather, too late at night) doesn't work for me.
The part I worry about the most is usually when I am driving. With my passable driving skills, driving home when I am sleep deprived does not stand me in good stead at all. However, I can't find a place for me to sleep anyway.
Despite the cons, I still think I will enjoy night shifts. Less time, more deliveries~
Sunday, April 18, 2010
芸 颖 何何系您指定的姓氏用字。从生辰八字上看，名字中需有木相助，何字的五行属性为木。
意蕴名字可以趣解为：“香草 • 聪敏”。
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
I would like to lodge a complaint with regards to the motor vehicle accidents claim center.
My car was involved in an accident on 24/03/10 at about 8am at xxx. It was hit by a company car from behind as the other driver could not stop the car in time. The driver knew that it was his fault and was completely happy for us to lodge a claim as he was insured by xxx as well.
When I first contacted xxx, the staff member was very approachable. However, as I was only available later in the afternoon for my car to be towed away, I had to wait for at least 1 1/2 hours for my call to be picked up at the claim center. I even had to borrow a phone from an office nearby as my mobile battery and credit ran out. I completed the basic claim form after 45minutes, and then the tow service and taxi service were contacted.
However, the tow service did not reach us. As directed by xxx, I had to call up the tow company myself. The company just gave an unsatisfactory response saying that the job was cancelled as the driver could not find my car. If I did not call, I would have wasted my time waiting for nothing. Furthermore, I was served by a different personnel everytime I called (I had to call at least 6times and each time had to repeat the exact same information even though I had provided the claim number. And no one seemed to understand where the problem was.) I was even belittled by one of the staff as I was really frustrated that there had been no progress. I had to wait for about 1hour after lodging the claim before I got to go home.
In addtion, the staff members could not give me a definite answer. I understood that my policy does not provide a booking for a rental car when my car is being repaired. I was told repeatedly by different staff members that I could go to Hertz and get a discounted rate and then fill in a claim form with the receipt. However, no one could tell me for sure whether will the rental fees be reimbursible.
Unfortunately, I am very disappointed with the standard of service I received today. I felt that I had wasted my time.
I wish you can take appropriate actions at the earliest convenience.
Yun Ying Ho
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Monday, February 1, 2010
Am home now after the most boring tute ever. Case based tute, I thought it's something interesting. Just found out that it's about social, legal, ethical aspects of a patient. FUN!
I really wish that I can cook with my housemates. However, given my craxy schedule, it's near impossible.
Gotta prepare for Directed Activities for next week.
And I have gotten the textbooks from library.lol. Such a loser!
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
While waiting for my centrifuge to stop..haha...so much for my holiday :p
So, I went around Melbourne and Sydney with Ryan and his family :)
It was fun and I got to re-visit some places which i hadn't explored enough.
There were simply too many photos to be sieved through and uploaded.
So, if you are interested, come visit me and I will show you the pictures :)
And I am back in the freezing lab.
And, believe me, I don't think I am cut out to be a researcher. Way too clumsy and absent-minded and COLD.
I want more holiday. The laid back me is struggling to wake up in the morning to work. And it's weird being called a 4th year medical student. Not used to it. And the dates. It's not 09 anymore.
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