Finally, he elaborated: "It's so late. I'm sorry to be keeping all the doctors here." Apparently, he thought our Level I Trauma Center would've shut its doors at 11 PM, if not for his thigh laceration. I informed him we're always open, and it was better for me to be working & learning than sitting on my hands for the whole shift.
He asked, "Nothing but emergencies, all day and all night?"
Yes. And I'm going to miss it next month.