I just finished up a great month in the electrophysiology lab at Evanston Hospital. That's where Dr. Wes got me started on blogging. Hopefully I keep the bug, and keep the blog going!
Anyway, change of service is exciting, because you wrap up things you have been doing, and go on to a new experience. The new thing for me is being the fellow in the CCU at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. This is a rigorous job, and demanding of time and mental faculties, but to me it is the best rotation we go through as fellows because we see the sickest patients-- and therefore can make the most difference and learn the most. Change of service can be disorienting to patients, their families, and the doctors. It can even be frustrating. But in the end I think everyone benefits because everyone gets a fresh perspective.