Tuesday, February 10, 2009

A Busy Work Day in Radiologyville

Unlike private practice radiologists, I live the rockstar lifestyle of the academic radiologist. Up in my ivory tower, some of my work is done by serfs (residents and fellows), freeing up time for teaching and research projects.

However, even an academician's caseload can be pretty high. On our busy days, our workload edges way up into private practice territory. We had so many cases to read today that it felt like we were trying to drain a bathtub that was being filled by a firehose. In other words, a lot like the video clip below...

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