Friday afternoon was full of firsts. I got to wear the intern pager and triage all pages, which remained exciting for exactly 2 pages before it began to feel cumbersome and slightly annoying. Then, suddenly, all the residents had to step off the floor, some to a c-section and others to an event upstairs. My chief left me in charge! Me! For what felt like days (likely somewhere between 30 minutes and an hour) I watched tracings of actively laboring pts, freaked out over a minor decel, assessed a pt who showed up to triage, returned pages, and didn't kill anyone! I think I proved myself capable. The fact that they trusted to leave me in the first place, I think shows that they trust me. Feeling much better than last week though concerned what a new herd of residents will bring in tomorrow.