Name: Nich Fern, MBBS
Class: PGY-3 EM Categorical
Hometown: Kailua, Oahu, HI
What are you doing next year?: I'll be working with TEG, a small democratic group in Hawai’i staffing two EDs: Queen's Punchbowl in Downtown Honolulu (Hawaii’s main academic, urban, tertiary referral center and only level 1 Trauma, 70k ED pts/yr) and Queen's West in Ewa Beach (community, built 2014, 70k ED pts/yr)
What's your theme song?: Thriller.
What's the best advice you've ever gotten?: “What are you gonna get out of doing Advanced Placement Calculus in senior year of high school?"
What's your guilty indulgence?: Good French and Australian red wine
You have a number of tattoos. What's your favorite one and what's the meaning?: My large crab on my left thigh under the wording “Vile Seabeast” because crustaceans are just the worst.
Favorite thing about UMEM?: The world class educators that we have constant access to.
Who inspires you?: Anyone who does what they want in life and actually has the guts to follow their passion into a career that isn't a sure thing or follows a well laid out format.
What's something that most people don't know about you?: My two favorite genres of music are Jazz (from Miles Davis to Diana Krall *not the soft jazz of your dentist's waiting room*) and Melodic/Technical Deathmetal.
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