So, most of my recent posts haven't really been about the class and daily business of medical school because I'm trying to make sure that I don't accidentally trip over the line of professionalism with patient confidentiality that governs a blog like this. However, with the fact that the MUN interview invites went out a … Continue reading A week (or 2) in the life of (my) med school
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 … Continue reading 5 easy steps to a free trip to Labrador City
So...we got our medical equipment today!!!! Look at it!!! Look how pretty they are!!! That we don't know how to use any of it yet does not deter my enjoyment 😉 But honestly, this stuff is like a lot of these early med school milestones that have been happening. Not so much significant for what … Continue reading My real life doctor kit!!!!
So, as the newly elected Admissions Interview Video Coordinator (I get to plan the video, write the script, film it, and also coordinate the student greeters and tours for the two interview blocks of the day) for the MUN Interview Nov 15th, I guess the time has come to talk about the interview process. The … Continue reading Interviews (dun dun duuunnn…)
So, getting into med school has been the single biggest event of my life so far pretty much. The birth of my sister might push it to second, but it's a close race, I'll tell you that. Fourteen years of having a dream, five years of undergrad study to achieve that dream, and three cycles … Continue reading The white coat ceremony (or the post where I abuse the word “profound”)
So, the theme of a lot of the lectures this week has been professionalism, and that, as members of the medical profession we are now held to higher standards. That we are mature, responsible adults. Looks, toys!!!!! So yeah, maybe we're not professional adult type people just yet 😉 But yeah, we had our medical … Continue reading A fool and his money (or, toys!!!)
So, I survived Oweek. Honestly, you wouldn't think that Oweek would be something that needed to be 'survived,' but I beg to differ! Five days jam packed full of activities, day and night would tire out a better person than me - and I was sober throughout the whole thing! I can't even imagine what … Continue reading Oweek survived
So, as orientation is just around the corner, I thought I'd give a few tips/ideas on what happens after you get accepted to medical school. Now, of course I only have experience with MUN for this, but from what I've gathered, most of these things are pretty general to Canadian medical schools. 1) Immunization records: … Continue reading A few post acceptance tips