Anisa Lakhani

Pre-Telluride Thoughts-Turf Valley

I recently completed my night senior rotation—it’s one of the few times in pediatric residency where residents can function fully autonomously, without a full team, attending, and all the resources that are present during the day. While adjusting to a fully nocturnal schedule for several weeks can be difficult, there is a lot of personal growth that happens during those few weeks. Being alone in the hospital overnight is an interesting experience—it is less insulated, and the “system” as a whole becomes more obvious. I wouldn’t say that errors tend to occur more overnight, but being the primary person responsible for my team made me question things more. I approached each problem that arose with a higher level of scrutiny—wondering how it happened, if I missed something, and if it could have been avoided. I dealt with many patient safety issues —from patients being escalated in support shortly after being… Continue reading

AELPS 2022 Dates

BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO:
- CMF Scholars (Week 1)*: 6/5/22 - 6/9/22
*Session exclusive to COPIC Medical Foundation Residents.
- Sorrel McElroy Scholars (Week 2): 6/12/22 - 6/16/22
 
ELLICOTT CITY, MARYLAND:
- Bennathan Scholars (Week 3): 7/19/22 - 7/23/22
 
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