A couple of weeks ago, during consult psych rounds, in the middle of a discussion on when psychiatrists had a duty to report mental illnesses in other medical professionals - a very interesting conversation, I should mention - one of my preceptors mentioned that she'd been a classmate of "that murder suicide." Now, I'm not … Continue reading Dear Zachary
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, I woke up at noon yesterday 😉 Or yes, we've had a slow couple of weeks. Snow and rain have been our weather, and we've only had 2 hours of class three days a week these last two weeks, and the week coming. This is so that we have enough time to finish our … Continue reading A slow couple of weeks…and clinical skills bootcamp
So, I am finally back in St. John's, after the travel plan from all heck. Given that I got stuck over night in Goosebay on the way there, I should have figured that getting back wouldn't have been smooth sailing. And it wasn't. I showed up to the airport on Saturday and found that my … Continue reading Civilization again…and surgeries!!!
So, yes, I've been a bit quiet, mostly because I have extremely little to share. My vacation was ideal - I slept, recharged much needed batteries, and ate a lot of my mother's fantastic food (mostly potato and turkey 😉 ). Snapshots of my holiday, including a truly amazing key lime pie I made … Continue reading The place where the air hurts my face…
So, Monte Carlo, the biggest fundraiser than MUN med does is in three days, on Nov 1rst! It's a huge event where people come and gamble for charity, dance, drink, bet on donated prizes, and generally look swish, because this years theme is The Great Gatsby 🙂 Funny, I didn't think I get so much … Continue reading Guys and dolls…it’s almost Monte Carlo time!
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…)