Pay no attention to the (wo)man behind the curtain

So, everyone has seen this movie right? Apologies for getting that song stuck in your head. If you haven't, that's the Wizard of Oz, where, through an interdimensional/incredibly hallucinatory tornado, Dorothy (and her little dog too!) find themselves in the magical land of Oz.  They meet up with a cast of obvious metaphors, and all … Continue reading Pay no attention to the (wo)man behind the curtain

“In it for the money” and a mini rant therein

So, there's something that's happening in Ontario right now that has been appearing on my Facebook feed that's made me consider - and rant a bit - at this concept that doctors are only into medicine because they're "in it for the money." The Ontario provincial government is cutting the fees that doctors can charge … Continue reading “In it for the money” and a mini rant therein

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 … Continue reading Exam three, interviews and the magic of faculty mandated extensions

My pre-med feelings…as told by a video by University of Alberta

So, the thing you'll notice when you go to an medical interview (especially one in Canada) is that after the MMI, they'll have you watch a video made by the current Med1 and Med2's trying to get you to pick their university.  This video always seemed rather pointless to me - I'd go ANYWHERE, really, … Continue reading My pre-med feelings…as told by a video by University of Alberta