Oh, and also I passed my exam, or whatever ;)

So yeah, also, I passed my third exam, or whatever… Yeah, I actually found out last Thursday when I was having my traditional post exam Chinese food with my friend, and somehow I actually forgot to post that.  I’d like to say that’s because passing these exams – or these exams in general – are…

Riding with boys in ambulances…and placentas

So, a heck of a lot happened this weekend!  There’s a perpetual tiredness that often pervades medical school – I have found that even days when I don’t have an exam on the horizon and I get my 8 hours of sleep I still feel tired, foggy headed and groggy. Thus, when I tell you…

Welcome to the game of loans

So, I might have mentioned here that I made an interview video for MUN Med.  I also might have hinted that it was a Game of Thrones parody. This might is be it 🙂 Tada! Please feel free to give it a watch – no money is being made off this post, and no copyright infringement…

Exam three, interviews and the magic of faculty mandated extensions

So, this was a busy, busy, busy past 48 hours for the little lowly denizens of MUN med.  Friday morning saw exam 3, friday afternoon was all about inter-professional presentations, friday evening was mandated interviewer training, 11:30 saw my friend coming in for the interview arrive, Saturday morning saw a 6am wake-up to make 7:30 for…

Med school weekend part 2…the no free time edition

So one of my previous posts was about how I still had free time on the weekends during medical school, which was and is still true enough I suppose. Most of the time, that is. Cause here’s the thing about med school, or a least about the way I do med school.  Some weekends, when…

Patient interviews…and a princess named Zelda

So, I had my first simulated patient interview this morning. Preach Mr. Darcy.  As I primer to what the case was this week, I’d like to mention that last week was a simulated (and this is why I am discussing the cases) patient who was 20 and had IBS.  This week? Person diagnosed with a…

Interview season and other ramblings

So, a couple days ago I the manual for the TaMMI interviewers, and yes, it’d certainly would have been something that I would have died to get my hands on pre-interview 😉 Now, I’m not going to post anything about the contents of the manual (because I would be expelled, for starters), but it does…

5 easy steps to a free trip to Labrador City

So, here are five easy steps to getting a free two week trip to Labrador City: 1) Apply to MUN medical school 2) Get accepted to MUN medical school 3) Put Labrador City as your first choice for your two week rural placement 4) Be meaner than the other person who wants to go to…