Tips dating medical resident

Yesterday, my friend sent me this blasphemously hilarious article called, “5 Things to know before dating a scientist.” It is frankly rude for us as residents (aka underlings) to pull out our cell phones 90% of the time we are at the hospital.

Residents are, collectively, the house staff of a hospital.Unless it's the day after a 24-hour call day, in which case haha, no, she already fell asleep. Plan every date at least 10 years in advance, if possible. She gives terrifying new meaning to the term "type A." Med students and doctors generally have some form of OCD or, at the very least, a seriously regimented routine, and you better get used to it because she is physically and emotionally incapable of altering it in any way. If your throat hurts or your back is spasming or even if you have a small paper cut, you will automatically assume she can fix it with her med student magic. You'll assume she can fix any medical problems you have and you will almost always be wrong. She has a test tomorrow and every day x 1,000 forever.3. Basically, "I love you but I'll see you in five years" is something she's told you as a joke that was not a joke at all.4.A physician may choose a residency in anesthesiology, ophthalmology, cardiothoracic surgery, dermatology, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, pathology, pediatrics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology, radiation oncology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, general surgery, urology or other medical specialties.

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