So, a lot of med student blogs that I have been reading, written by the pre-clerkship lot (year 1 and 2) seem to have been focusing on burnout and feeling overwhelmed and mentally tired. Now, I can't say that some of those things don't ring true for me as well. The week before the exam … Continue reading Contentment, and rambles therein
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, today in class, we had a financial planning lecture. It was mostly common sense, but we also did something kind of interesting. On the AAMC website, there is a section for med students called careers in medicine. It's there to help educate med students on specialities, residences and opportunities for clerkships. One of the … Continue reading Careers in medicine quiz (or man, I hope I don’t end up hating babies!)
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, I used to have this dream... No, not that kind of dream. Pervs. But, yeah, all kidding aside, I used to have this dream. Not so much medical school - of course that was my dream, since I was ten, but that's large, nebulous. This was a dream in the specific, the mundane. I … Continue reading There’s this dream I used to have…