Fire safety, medical school style

So, normally we don’t have class on Tuesday afternoons.  It’s protected time in our schedule that they aren’t allowed to school in…except in the case of rescheduling for snow days, like the one we had last Monday.  So, we’re in class Tuesday afternoon, which is bad enough, but it gets worse, because the fire alarm…

Rewriting, LEAN and Europe!!!

So, I rewrote my first exam of medical school, and my verdict is… I think the problem with the exam really was that it wasn’t all that representative.  I won’t know if I passed until later today, but I had a pretty good feeling about it coming out, so I’m not too worried about it….

The inevitable fail, and snow days

So, I have officially failed my first medical school exam. Yeah, ok so it wasn’t exactly awesome, but also it wasn’t soul crushing or anything.  I failed by two questions, which is always a pain, but honestly, I really am ok with it.  Tomorrow we get to see the questions we got wrong, and the…

Fertility shadowing, anatomy and other ramblings

So, plenty has happened since I last got around to making one of these little posts.  We had our summative exam for our communication clinical skills course – interviewing – and with passing that, we have officially passed Phase 1 of our program! We’d already moved into the next phase before actually “passing” the first…