Tag Archives: Pre-Med

Playing Doctor

The past week I had three different labs to learn some new procedures.  I never really thought much about performing procedures when I decided to go to med school.  I love taking histories and performing physical exams and trying to … Continue reading

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Looking Back

The other day when I was walking to class, a young man in a suit stopped me to ask for directions.  I knew immediately that he was an interviewee.  I smiled and offered to walk him to the correct building, … Continue reading

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One. More. Week.

Only one more week of the semester left.  I absolutely cannot wait for it to be over.  It is amazing how much more information you cover in a semester versus a quarter.  I have a block exam on Monday, and … Continue reading

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Where did everybody go?

The other day I was perusing my wall on Facebook, and I happened upon a post from a friend of mine who was a pre-med with me in college.  I knew he had started med school a year before me, … Continue reading

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Scary Stats

This week I learned that physicians are the professional group with the highest rate of suicide.  What is even more interesting is that it is estimated that female physicians are at an even higher risk than male physicians, even though … Continue reading

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Stop This Train

Next week is fall break…which means that my second year of med school is one-fourth of the way over.  School is going way too fast, and it is a little scary.  In only ten short months, I will start seeing … Continue reading

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Hospital Day

Today was Hospital Day at my school.  It isn’t a big deal or anything, but a bunch of representatives from different sites set up booths.  It gives us a chance to ask questions about rotation sites for the next two … Continue reading

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