Well today was my presentation, and it went pretty well. My previous preceptor told me just beforehand that we had a really good turnout, that usually not many doctors don't come to the student lectures, and both my preceptors (last one and current one) were sitting to my right as I went through the slides. I got maybe 2-3 questions, 1-2 comments, and my preceptors chimed in when I was asked questions that I couldn't answer, so it was nice having backup. Also there were three fellow students in the audience, so that was nice. Afterwards I got a lot of compliments from them, my preceptors, and the doctor I was with that afternoon - that she learned a lot and that it looked like I had put a lot of time and research into it.
Didn't see too many interesting patients today, as it was a slightly later start and I had my presentation. In the latter half, the doctor I was with today went in with me to see a diabetes patient, and she was kind of stressed because she was getting behind and so she was lapsing into a lot of doctor speak that I had to explain to the patients. I felt kind of bad because it seemed like the doctor and the patients were both having a lot of trouble getting their points across. The doctor was talking too fast and repeating herself a lot, and not answering the questions as the patients intended (as in they would ask something and the doctor would think they were asking something else and answer that other thing). I think I am pretty good at speaking with patients, and my last couple preceptors were pretty good too, so it's interesting to see when a doctor has some trouble.
After that, ran off to didactics to see a student lecture on coronary artery disease. Also handed in the cover letter for my previous preceptor to write a recommendation.