A Day in the Life of a Med Student on Thoracic Surgery

  • 4:45AM Wake up, get ready and eat a bowl of cereal
  • 5:15AM Leave home
  • 5:45AM On the floors, check out overnight notes, labs, imaging etc on my patients
  • 6:00AM The rest of the team arrives and go over labs, images and plans
  • 6:30AM Round on patients
  • 7:30AM Tue/Thur go down to the OR or Go to clinic
  • 4:OOPM Round on patients with the attending
  • 5:00PM Go over new images, labs, consult notes, read up on surgeries for the next day
  • 6:00PM Go home 
  • 6:30PM Eat dinner
  • 7:00PM Listen to a lecture or a read a chapter or do a few questions
  • 8:30PM Take a shower and get ready for bed
  • 9:00PM Watch youtube videos or an episdoe of friends
  • 9:30PM Go to bed