lucky_deadman

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So I'm quickly rolling up on the very last call of my residency and very likely my career. :soexcited: :highfive:

Anyone have any traditions out there (either personal or residency based) for when one completes their last night of call?
 

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I did my last call back in July on Trauma. It was a terrible call where I was running the whole time, but I felt untouchable knowing it was the last ever. No glorious ceremony when I got off, just popped open a cold one and went to bed very happy.
 

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i made a point of telling the whole trauma team that this particular random day in October was a very monumental occasion in my medical career. The attending who'd already offered to buy everyone dinner said she was rescinding her offer if I brought it up again...
 
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Go to favorite local dive. Prop self up on end of bar. Drink all night. When he says "last call," you reply "damn right it is." Take taxi home.
 

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I vote that you make yourself available to any future EM residents and offer to take their call.
 

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Let me try to recall what I did after my last call....


Oh yeah, I remember.... SLEEP.

Take care,
Jeff

Strangely, I've been remarkably well rested since then. I SO picked the right specialty! :)
 
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I thought it was the last call of my life after 3rd year PICU. I am currently on call for the next 7 hours. (I'm getting paid 20 dollars an hour to surf the internet, so I'll survive I guess).
 

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Finished my last call on Trauma last month...it was a great feeling, and I did rub it in a little to the surg. residents. Yet another perk of the EM field.:D
 
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