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This episode of the Physician Grind Podcast is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Michael Smolens. It originally aired September 6, 2017. Dr. Smolens was an incredible physician, teacher, and mentor. He will be missed dearly. 


Dr. Michael is in the middle of his shift when a pregnant patient in labor is brought in. After examining the patient, Dr. Michael determines that the delivery is imminent and that there is no time to take the patient to labor and delivery. An OB/GYN intern rotating in the Emergency Department performs the delivery with no problem. However, as she is about to perform an episiotomy tear repair, she is greeted by a "surprise delivery".

This episode of the Physician Grind Podcast is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Michael Smolens. It originally aired May 14, 2017. Dr. Smolens was an incredible physician, teacher, and mentor. He will be missed dearly. 

Dr. Michael shares a story from his days in training.  A "father" requests to see his son one last time before the son heads to the Operating Room. What ensues is old school ER. 


There is nothing more terrifying than hearing the flight attendant call for a healthcare emergency. You never know what you are going to get yourself into. Is the patient about to code? Do I need to divert the flight to the closest airport? In this episode of the Physician Grind Podcast Dr. Zahir shares his experience with an airplane medical emergency. Share your Airplane emergency story in the comments