After spending 4 months on the wards, I've found that there are a few things that really get to me. I hope I'm not the only one who has these peaves so please post yours here 1) Watching your fellow medical student who has just been talking to you for 20 minutes about (s)he want to go into field X. Then watching how that same medical student will tell every attending/resident, "I want to go into (insert attending/resident's field here)" 2) Working long hours doing busy for no pay and being forced to act like its the greatest job in the world. This usually happens on rotations that I'm not interested in. My fav part is when you mention this to somoene else and they give you look like "I can't believe you would even think this. Its such an honor to be trained and scutted yada yada yada". Being a medical student is the only job where we are not only forced to work long hours for no pay but also don't get to vent about it. 3) IM/Surg/Ped/OB docs who ask you "what field do you want to go into?" then when you reply w/something like gas/er/rads/path etc they automatically give you some condescending comment about how your going to be bored or don't have to work so hard. Can't Docs just accept that not everyone likes the same field they do?