Great Quotes in Medicine | “A Freudian slip is when you say one thing but mean your mother.”

Posted on January 8, 2011


One of the last topics we’re “covering” before the boards is Psychiatry.  I find it very interesting, but doubt I could ever make a career of it.

After just one week of lectures, my classmates and I have reached a consensus:  in order to be a Psychiatrist, one must fully appreciate the practice of cursing like a sailor (trust me – I’m in the Navy).  There was more profanity in our lectures this past week than in the entirety of our medical education – and it was awesome.

Enjoy this audio clip someone must have grabbed from a lecture: