Volume 13 - Issue 2 - February 2005

I took call in December. Each year, there seems to be a patient so sick that he or she requires admission for dermatologic care over the holiday. I’m not complaining, though. As a dermatologist, call comes a month at a time and the holiday season is, by far, my favorite time to volunteer. One of the reasons is that it feels good taking a slot no one else wants. Most people want to be with their friends and families over the Christmas holiday and, not being a Christian, taking call in December is a calling I look forward to. But the best part of taking call in December is caring for th