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Poor Choice Paging

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Every day at 11:30 a mass page goes out, informing pediatrics residents and students of the location and subject of that day’s Noon Report.  Today’s talk was extremely useful and very well done.  The page announcing it, though, was…unfortunate.

“Noon Report will be in Stagnant Small Auditorium.  Our colleagues in Child and Adolescent Medicine will speak about the signs and symptoms of pediatric sexual abuse in a talk entitled “My Body, My Way.”  A delicious lunch from Stale Street Deli will be provided.  Please come and learn more about this important topic, enjoy the food, and Happy Hump Day.”

I know.  It’s no good.

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5 comments on “Poor Choice Paging

  1. livingvoraciously
    March 29, 2012

    I just had to laugh at that! Too much! classic foot in the mouth moment!

    • mullberrywhine
      March 29, 2012

      Oh, I know it! You could hear everyone’s pager go off followed by a beat of silence, then a collective gasp-groan… I’m sure the poor resident educational services coordinator who sent the page has yet to hear the end of it!

  2. Peace Of Iran
    March 29, 2012

    Oh my gosh… that’s awful! It’s one of those moments where it’s so bad it’s almost unreal. That poor person who sent it…. they should have had their coffee first! (BTW love the photo!)

    • mullberrywhine
      March 29, 2012

      Ugh, isn’t it terrible?! The individual who sent it – who I’m sure is a very fine person – will probably never live it down.

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