Music & Beverage Pairing Menu

I have carefully curated the following song and drink menu to accompany each chapter and enhance your reading experience.

The playlist is also available on Spotify, under the title ‘Love, Sanity, or Medical School.

Please read responsibly.

Intersession I

Large dark roast, 2% milk, no sugar

Take 1 po qd for fatigue. Repeat prn. DN substitute. Refills: 365

Inpatient Internal Medicine

Sauvignon Blanc, or other crisp white wine

Outpatient Internal Medicine

Bottomless mimosas

Thoracic Surgery

Rhinegeist Zen, Session IPA

General Surgery

Moerlein Emancipator Doppelbock

Intersession II

Grande Pumpkin Spice Latte

Family Medicine

Chili Mango Margarita, or any other drink featuring Tequila


MadTree Thunder Snow Scottish Ale

December Break

Veuve Clicquot Demi-Sec Champagne

Inpatient Psychiatry

Bombay Sapphire martini, slightly dirty, with three olives

Psychiatry Consults

Mulled wine


Bulleit Rye Old Fashioned

Intersession III

Red Eye Coffee

Outpatient Pediatrics

Hot Chocolate with whipped cream

Inpatient Pediatrics

Rhinegeist Bubbles Rosé Ale

Emergency Medicine

Tempranillo, or other full-bodied, peppery red wine


MadTree Happy Amber Red Ale


Woodford Reserve Double Oaked Bourbon


Mezcal Paloma