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Family Medicine PGY3| Newish mom | Very into the intersections of women’s health, integrative medicine & behavioral health | Also very into wine (she/her/hers)

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Joined Twitter 3/7/19


This is 100% me, a full grown woman and physician, crying about college basketball.Adam Miller absolutely deserved the entire @StateFarmArena losing their damn minds when he broke the @IlliniMBB rec… https://t.co/gtdKsGl9v4 @DrBrittaniJ I really love the Become Project. You can check them out on Instagram to feel their vibe. It’s more ab… https://t.co/duzQFxkC5e
11/26
2020
Are people aware resident physicians miss almost every holiday for 4-5 years of their lives?
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11/25
2020
My daughter just realized that my arm is covered in flowers (tattoos) and she just ran up and sniffed them with her… https://t.co/KGZEz21Zvq @Vancbromycin Since March I’ve only gone to work, home and occasionally Target and I have had many a near-melt down… https://t.co/0aXa1LM5Qn
11/24
2020
@hp1274 @eclecticbrotha My go to is “Pence, unfortunately like the Vice President” 🙃✊🏻 Abortion ✊🏼 is ✊🏽health ✊🏾 care ✊🏿
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MD @sree_bodepudi @KBrookeGolisch @KabobiChicago I live super close to Antico and totally agree! Tarbush is our go to… https://t.co/AkamrbmwUD
11/23
2020
Every time I see med students and physicians posting themselves traveling, partying, etc I truly want to slap y'all because wtf
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11/22
2020
Please say it louder for the people in the back!! https://t.co/BU5oGRFs0W
11/20
2020
Building habit of telling people they are great/brilliant/thoughtful/an inspiration/talented every single time it c… https://t.co/LCeYDKauEV
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11/19
2020
And please, PLEASE, talk with your family members about goals of care before coming into the hospital. For the ha… https://t.co/n921CsVhpC
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MDthe fact that people are waiting in line to shop at Zara and Nike on Michigan Avenue while people die in packed eme… https://t.co/liHSmvMQGm
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11/17
2020
Medicine is neat because we often work too much to do the things that make us feel whole so we cannot possibly emot… https://t.co/DwLYJ2H22FBurnt out Meredith Grey and sobbing Tom Koracick is all of us. (Thanks @GreysABC)
11/13
2020
So painfully true. See also the time I was told I was wrong for crying with a patient after a miscarriage. See als… https://t.co/Sdwqxmsrrg
11/11
2020
In my head there was an argument about taking Baby Biden on stage vs disrupting weeks of sleep training efforts, an… https://t.co/eu0XAp4Ing
11/8
2020
This morning I was working out listening to Dua Lipa pretending to be in a club. That’s how sad my life is right no… https://t.co/zmHrNwKsCP @RedStethoscope You are so strong. Pumping sucks so much. Pumping during a pandemic with a petulant child as a pres… https://t.co/IXNU9KBvxD
11/6
2020
At this point I’m mostly just caffeine and cortisol @ParivashSanders @doctorORbust When I was pregnant, patients would touch my stomach while I was auscultating their… https://t.co/5ncmyo0kZPThis is why I love family medicine 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/xXA5rRKTzyOk real quick is Noho Hank officially the best character on TV right now?
11/5
2020
Rapid cycling through emotions here in the ED. I’ve already seen multiple COVID+ cases, panic attacks,and exacerbat… https://t.co/Sg2FADmMZr
11/4
2020
It’s only 5am and I’ve already cried. It’s going to be a long day (week?).
11/3
2020
Family Medicine residents have been working in clinic, ED, L&D/MCH & many levels of inpatient care for adults/child… https://t.co/CkMiU6lyef @londyloo @CaitlynMooneyMD @MVGutierrezMD @Do88Hen I once left in the middle of a birthday party and I also pulled… https://t.co/YI2KDpCdih
11/2
2020
This is a really important thread. https://t.co/uveNvYcdVM @jack_turban Oh yes. Ohhhhh yesssss @jreaderMD I hope you have all the snacks, water and foot rubs you need mamma!
11/1
2020
.@realDonaldTrump doesn't understand not being able to sleep at night thinking of a patient you lost. There are a f… https://t.co/4w1yboH2f1
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10/31
2020
I can’t really explain this well, but I’m finding it much harder than I imagined to watch my favorite guilty pleasu… https://t.co/9sKEmfbANf
10/30
2020
@emily_fri Omg I cannot wait you have a mountainy mom feed when residency is done!Normalize calling grief, loss, abuse, sadness, exhaustion, hopelessness & trauma by their real names instead of “burnout”.
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MD @lilyellora Omg can you imagine when Poppy is 16 and spends her summer with her aunt abroadEven in full PPE, my Punjabi patients ask if I'm Punjabi. I am indeed half Punjabi and love when my patients notice. Representation matters.
10/29
2020
@lilyellora 😢
10/23
2020
Healthcare workers are not ok. We are facing the 3rd surge and anxious about the election. We were already facing… https://t.co/8H4wZpmmdE
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10/21
2020
@hp1274 @eclecticbrotha Oh wow! Omg I have a lot of thoughts on this but I’m post call and my daughter didn’t nap t… https://t.co/Qp9r9bXgDN
10/18
2020
Where can I get a pin that says “if you’ve never held an iPad up to a dying patient so their loved ones can have di… https://t.co/XpO9K8Xy7SYes!! It’s going to be a long winter-Figure out how to make it easy for employees to stay home if they’re sick!!👇🏻… https://t.co/CgIwIgaGyv
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MDNormalize doctors taking breaks. Normalize doctors drinking water and going to the bathroom. Normalize doctors eat… https://t.co/opTXLNxXhu
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10/17
2020
Today on my way home I wondered what memes / gifs Jill Biden and Michelle Obama are sending back and forth and I ho… https://t.co/TLzS67BUc3
10/16
2020
Please don’t forget that Doctors Without Borders, the international humanitarian aid organization, was dispatched t… https://t.co/vOyY59NL0d
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10/11
2020
Today my computer froze three times and then my EMR password inexplicably expired in the middle of a very busy clin… https://t.co/XEbRhJD5sS
10/10
2020
My life in a tweet.... hoping to find some balance post-residency... https://t.co/phXtnQrDAP
10/9
2020
All this When you could’ve just Worn a mask
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10/7
2020
Please stop telling the family medicine hopefuls that they're "too smart" for FM or that they will burn out.… https://t.co/KkhCMNNMZT
10/6
2020
Aww this was Poppy’s first conference! https://t.co/HavgNbbOZGWhether you hope to dive into #research or aren’t sure it’s your thing, faculty at @nufsmfammed are committed to he… https://t.co/ugeD7NGNgs
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MDThinking of the times I had to get family members on FaceTime to give them a chance to say ‘I love you’ right befor… https://t.co/622A8A2ub4
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10/5
2020
Pro tip: Wait until your pt finishes her sentence when she says “oh just like the Vice President?” before you react… https://t.co/jgUR8rqmIo
10/1
2020
Why did you go medical school? Wrong answers only.
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MDKeep your rosaries off our ovaries
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9/27
2020
Thats our intern!! Yay Sydney! We are so proud of you 😍 https://t.co/JyMZR8ulVlAnd the Northwestern 2020 Martin Lipsky Award for Excellence in Family Medicine goes to 🥁...Dr. Sydney Doe! Dr.… https://t.co/IiMwWyppWr
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9/23
2020
1200 healthcare workers dead. Unimaginable tragedy witnessed by many more. We‘ve embraced the term frontline “hero… https://t.co/jrqq1fp5j4
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9/22
2020
Bless the nurse who said “Hey Doc you have a call” after the 23rd minute of an older white male pt explaining exact… https://t.co/9OOmraYERy @babbymd @DBelardoMD (Cardiologist) is my go to for evidence based nutrition guidance!!
9/21
2020
One of the most freeing things I ever heard in my first year of medical school was an M4 telling me “you don’t have… https://t.co/n5aYgNMc1Q
9/20
2020
Her rest is earned. It is our turn to fight.
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9/19
2020
Oh no no noOne of the things about family medicine that has left me rather dismayed over my residency is how much of the admin… https://t.co/BTaOcaGGZc
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9/18
2020
One day during internship, our much beloved resident didn’t show up for call and we all had a sinking feeling. When… https://t.co/aQRBuDQxyn
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9/17
2020
Oh my gosh this is so amazing!! Meanwhile I leaned real heavy into watching This is Us this summer... 😬 https://t.co/L4Px85D3vr
9/16
2020
I'm staying ever hopeful, but my addiction medicine elective may not happen due to covid. What are your favorite re… https://t.co/nRNhl1iXxU @RedStethoscope @elizrcallahan Ie, not is 🤦🏻‍♀️ @RedStethoscope @elizrcallahan Depending on mom (is the wearables can be uncomfortable with larger breasts & an ove… https://t.co/kyMruVezkA
9/15
2020
All of the patients seen at The University of Chicago ED got treated by a queer physician today. Can. you. believe… https://t.co/L80pG5K6uo
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MD @MGastorf Mine found a rock she loved this morning https://t.co/mUtpth4kZj
9/13
2020
Guys. Please check on colleagues in Oregon, California, and Washington. They are not okay. Their patients are no… https://t.co/rDAxuka2Oq
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MDI chose This is Us to be my guilty pleasure after some tough months and why didn’t y’all warn me I would need more tissues?!?
9/11
2020
Gender reveal parties, but instead of blowing up something to see blue/pink smoke, at the crucial moment, an Anthro… https://t.co/NhhYhEoKh7
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9/8
2020
This is so true! Medical education should be doing so much better https://t.co/o4NR0joRyQ @traependergrast I aggressively typed the entirety of this song into my AOL instant messager away message many moon… https://t.co/5DTCeuAgsJ
9/6
2020
Things my daughter can say - Dad - Hi - Bye - Maggie - Doggie - Cheers Things she can/does not say - mom - mamma cool cool coolStayed late to finish up a consult, biking home I came across a person lying face down beside the bike path. Wasn’t… https://t.co/5HlIuV3AI4
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9/5
2020
@emilytemplewood Since we’ve gone remote, I listen to our weekly hours-long didactic sessions while walking or cycl… https://t.co/TcXtE2oKyN @sleepyfuturemd Definitely a love hate relationship. I have a bunch of tattoos that I I use my white coat to hide e… https://t.co/ONbND8fDbj
9/4
2020
#MedTwitter parents how does one simply *get back to work* after working all day, rushing home to see the kid(s), f… https://t.co/AruDpjFuzG
9/3
2020
Am I crazy for not wanting to work with a group that checks nearly all the boxes but is an hour commute one way? @jhstlouis @teaandreverie and this thread is all around amazing, too!! @Ledgemd @teaandreverie this thread has great language you could use for your upcoming lecture
9/1
2020
The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer made me think today of a patient I once knew. He was a young… https://t.co/o6CXAViHe7
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MDWhen doing any procedure to anyone, talk them through the things you are doing to their bodies before you perform a… https://t.co/tS76VSXr27
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8/29
2020
I’m fortunate to work in a system that tries very, very hard to prevent this from happening but when it does, it hu… https://t.co/lTDaL5CIRJ
8/25
2020
Phases of time off: 1. Recovery - all you can do is lay on the couch, nap, etc. 2. Picking Up the Pieces - laund… https://t.co/XLSo811ANB
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8/24
2020
@dr_saxelrath I know getting this tattoo makes me unpalatably earnest, but I got it during a season of my training… https://t.co/X14xdSDi9q
Retweeted by Ari Pence, MD @emily_fri Oh my gosh @emily_fri I just showed this to my husband and said “THIS!!” I’ve needed far more time in “r… https://t.co/oVbkp8vJRU
8/23
2020
Ok yes to another amazing and very important thread for you all tonight https://t.co/m6GFEyGxMU @michellebyrne5 @ErieFamHealth @NUFamilyMedHP Awww love this so muchI have to believe there are enough brilliant folks here to make this a reality https://t.co/I0FLCDRMjG
8/21
2020
Can I just brag for a second? The interns on our MCH night crew blow me away. They keep asking for more and more re… https://t.co/vePeUHfMbr
8/19
2020
Today, I had a patient tell me that I performed the first Pap that was comfortable for her. Women’s health was one… https://t.co/GwpkOP5wOp
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8/15
2020
Another day, another convo with a med student who didn’t know #FamMed physicians can practice as hospitalists/addic… https://t.co/VfSqmxLY9P
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8/14
2020
Learned “trust by verify” the hard way this past shift. In an attempt to not micromanage as the senior on the team… https://t.co/5nVfWnoWCx
8/12
2020
Strong 2020 vibes from the scrub machine tonight https://t.co/Fui1KBc0ginon-stop sirens downtown #Chicago tonight. 😔 sending good vibes to the @NorthwesternEM crew on shift right now. #AnyoneAnythingAnytime
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8/10
2020
Have been doing a lot of “am I in the right field?” fretting lately, but then I actually said out loud “oh damn the… https://t.co/rx0Zof9gbu
8/8
2020

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