I remember back when I was going to Medical School in Wisconsin. I had grown up in a nice area of Salt Lake City and was raised around a number of physicians who were great specialists in different areas of medicine. One of those was the best back surgeon in town and the other was an outstanding Perinatologist. I remember saying, “I will never be a primary care doctor!” I thought primary care was the type of medicine practiced by those who had no other options and lacked the intelligence of a quality medical student. I thought, “If you were really smart you obviously chose to go into a specialty that made lots of money!” My uneducated dream choice was to go into Anesthesia because I knew some anesthesiologists that made a great living and seemed to have a pretty sweet lifestyle. That’s what I hoped I would fall in love with.
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