Med School Hell – Third Year

This post is raw and holds nothing back. If you’re uncomfortable with vulgar language, please turn back.

February 20, 2009
By: Guest


The following is contributed by Cousin Throckmorton.

When will it end?
Between the boredom
And bourbon
I haven’t much left

And hours
Of dry books and disappointed looks

Of diabetic feet and discharge sheets

Wading through patients
And patience
Knock kneed and faceless
From hackneyed cases

A doctor
Of guile
Hiding behind false smiles
Sweating away my soul
Into a day old shirt

I’m sinking
Then suddenly
I haven’t much left

Are you convinced to leave medicine? If so, you may feel like you are alone. You may feel clueless about what to do next. However, quitting medicine could turn out better than you have ever thought possible. And here is why you should get out …

This article is part of Hoover’s Med School Hell series. Med School Hell reveals the crazy truth about the crappiness of the US medical education and healthcare system … while making you laugh so hard, you’ll crap in your pants.

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