Because anatomy is over and that’s sad.
Attending: Well, let’s think about how our vocal folds work. When you’re not speaking, are they open or closed?
Student 1: .. Open?
Student 2: … Partially open?
Me: … Closed?
Attending: No, then you can’t breathe and you die.
Attending: After the duodenum, what percent of the small intestine is the jejunum?
Attending: No. 3/5ths. And what percent is the ileum?
Attending: No. 3/5ths.
Student: … I think I heard you wrong.
Attending: No, you heard me right.
Me: This dissection is so sad. I don’t know what any of this stuff is.
Student #1: Me nei- wait! Check it, this is awesome.
Me: What is it?
Student #1: It’s glandular! I bet it’s a tumor
Me: Cool! It’s a –
Attending: – pancreas. That would be a pancreas.