Sonder – The profound awareness that everyone has a story, as complex as yours.

One sunny Sunday afternoon, while I was on call duty at the accidents and emergencies department at my workplace, an officer came in and mentioned that he had brought a patient (Mrs A) who was involved in an accident. I thought it was probably a fracture or something of that nature. I was with other …

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To doctor or not to doctor?

During my time in Obstetrics and gynecology posting, I performed my first ceaserean section with assistance from a medical officer. I posted pictures of my time in surgery on social media and, as expected, I got so many positive remarks and all of that. I was elated to say the least. At the time of …

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Housejob Chronicles || Finishing Surgery

By the time you’ll be reading this, I’ll be officially done with the 3rd of 4 compulsory postings in my housemanship year: Surgery. As you’ll know if you’ve followed my housejob journey so far, I completed my first two postings, pediatrics and obs/gyne at the State Specialist Hospital, Ikare-Akoko. I then made a switch to …

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One year post induction; Life lessons and more

You know that two-word phrase 'time flies'? It seems cliche until you look back and you realise that time actually flies. It's been 14 months since my final exams in medical school, 12 months since I got inducted into the medical profession, 9 months since I started my internship and 3 months since I officially …

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