Tag Archives: Medical School

Life Lessons that Medical School has Taught Me

As my medical school education comes to a close, I find myself reflecting back on the last four years of my life and the things that I’ve learned.  I’ve learned a lot about medicine – how to diagnose and treat … Continue reading

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Married in Med School III

This past week my husband gave me a graduation gift.  He bought me a dress I had been wanting for my upcoming graduation.  I was so excited about the dress and really touched that he got me a gift.  But the … Continue reading

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I Am My Own First Patient

I am my own first patient. These are the words that inspired me to begin my journey as a med student blogger.  Four years later and  I’m still at it!  The time has flown since I received my acceptance letter … Continue reading

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Neuro ICU

Things I’ve Learned This Month Don’t ride a motorcycle without a helmet. Don’t ride a motorcycle even if you have a helmet. Just don’t ride a motorcycle. Alcohol and guns don’t mix. Russian Roulette is never a good idea. Think … Continue reading

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Match Day

Last Friday was “Match Day.”  It’s the day every year when all medical students find out where they will be going for residency.  Kind of a big deal.  And it’s a very complicated process that no matter how many times I … Continue reading

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Coma

This month I’m on Neuro ICU.  For those of you who don’t know exactly what that is, I am working with a Neurointensivist who specializes in neurological disorders in a critical care setting.  The majority of our patients have either … Continue reading

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Calling Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard

I was recently in the hospital when I heard someone mention calling Dr. Howard.  They weren’t referring to me, of course, but to a real doctor with the same name.  But at that moment it hit me.  In a few months, I’m going … Continue reading

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