One of the most common questions I get is: “How did you begin working with FIGS?” It was always a dream of mine to work with a company that serves the same purpose as me; to deliver care on a local and global level. However, I never EVER in a million years thought I would be lucky enough to work with FIGS. Read More


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I have put off writing this blog post for so long. I think the main reason is because words alone aren’t enough to sum up everything this trip was to me. How can a string of words do this mission, the human connection, and the memories justice? It was so much more than a medical mission and every passing day since this trip I have thought about India. So here goes nothing…Does anyone have a hanky? Read More



One main difference between adult and pediatric nursing is that children come in all different shapes and sizes. We get infants all the way up to 26 year olds! Because of this, the majority of pediatric nursing is based off of the patient’s weight in kilograms. Knowing how to do these calculations is imperative because kids are extremely sensitive to being given too much fluid or having too much taken out. I developed this quick cheat sheet of common calculations to help keep our pediatric patients safe! Read More