Intern Year

Kate Bock, MD Kate Bock, MD (1 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

Adventist Hinsdale Hospital


Kate Bock is a family medicine intern in Hinsdale, Illinois. A native of a little town of a thousand people out in the cornfields of Illinois, she graduated from Northwestern with a creative writing degree and completed medical school at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. On the rare occasion that she has an empty Sunday night, she can be found performing her poetry at The Green Mill. Her fiction can be found at inmedicalres.tumblr.com




Lessons in Medicine, From the Car Dealership

I distinctly remember my drive to the hospital for the first shift of my residency five years ago. It was a night shift, a fact that only added to my trepidation. My brain bounced frantically back and forth among a random assortment of topics of which I lacked, I felt, sufficient knowledge, but which knowledge I felt sure I would imminently be called upon to use in a critical situation.

Blood is Thicker Than Water, But What if the Water is Duke Blue?

On Match Day, you are assigned to a new family for the next three to seven years. This will be the city where you might buy your first home, the city where you may meet the people who will speak at your wedding. An algorithm shuffles you into your assigned place in a new family tree.

D. Kesley Robertson, MD D. Kesley Robertson, MD (1 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

Emory University School of Medicine


D. Kesley Robertson is a resident in Gynecology & Obstetrics at Emory University School of Medicine. He is originally from Germantown, MD and enjoys football, spending time with friends and family, and trying new restaurants.