dr-fizzy

Dr. Fizzy

Freida McFadden is a midwestern physician who has finally finally finally come to the end of her grueling medical training, and at last she has enough time to publish the wealth of cartoons she's created over the years. If you enjoy them, please comment. If you don't enjoy them, then you can just keep your fool mouth shut. Read the rest at Doccartoon.blogspot.com, and make sure to check out her books, A Cartoon Guide To Becoming A Doctor, and The Devil You Know, on Amazon!

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How Long Will You Live? A Fun and ‘Accurate’ Test for Med Students

As training physicians, we are taught to be aware of signs of aging and disease. Sometimes, we forget that we ourselves our people and, thus, have a limited lifespan as well. Being a med student may actually be the determining factor in years of life*….SO, how long will you live? *I made this...

The 9 Types of Pages You Get in the Middle of the Night

So you’re working nights. Life just isn’t on your side it seems. As you sneak off to the on-call room for some shut-eye you feel the dreaded vibration on your waste band. “Why do pagers even exist anymore? I literally have full service on my cell,” you ponder. The persistent vibration snaps you back to reality. It’s the nurse. Odds are, here is what you’re getting from the other end of the line....

Should You Ask a Question in the OR?

Hint: The answer is always...

Top 4 Fears That You Will Have in the OR

Everyone is scared in the OR, especially when one is a med student. What other fears have you had when in the...

6 Cartoon-Based Anatomical Drawings

Your favorite cartoon characters just got a whole lot...

The 6 Conditions You Will Never Learn to Treat

Countless hours in the library and anatomy lab, sleepless nights, sacrificed social time…you’d think you would learn it all in medical school. Dr. Fizzy shows us that not all conditions are taught in med...

Reasons My Intern is Crying

For anyone who has seen (and loves) the blog “Reasons my Son is Crying,” you’ll appreciate this. Here I discuss the reasons my residents are crying and expose the toll that stress can take on an individual [re: mourning the loss of a pen]. You can find this cartoon and more...