Tag Archives: White Coat

Regular Rate and Rhythm

I feel obligated to post something.  I realize it’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged.  And I’ve noticed my blog posts are getting longer and longer apart.  I have a lot of ideas for things to write about, but, … Continue reading

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Why I Hate Ob/Gyn

I’m halfway through my Ob/Gyn rotation.  Even before I began this rotation, I was 100% sure this wasn’t going to be the specialty for me.  Now, more than ever, I’m sure I don’t want to do Ob/Gyn. I started out … Continue reading

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Selfie

I recently came across an article by a family physician that was posted on the popular medical website, KevinMD.  The article popped up on my Facebook feed with the title, “Today’s medical students take great selfies.  But are they ready … Continue reading

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Off to a Good Start

Sorry for the delay in blog posts, but it is to be expected around the holidays.  It hardly seems possible that it is already January, but that’s what the calendar says!  Anika turns 6 months old today, which is kind … Continue reading

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How to Look Like You Know What You Are Doing (a.k.a. Keys to Success in Third Year)

I’ve spent two weeks in the hospital on my Internal Medicine rotation, and I’ve learned a thing or two.  Of course I’ve learned a ton about how to diagnose and treat patients, but I’ve learned a lot more about how to … Continue reading

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Doctors – Modern Day Drug Dealers

When I was in my family medicine rotation, it seemed like every other patient we saw was there for pain medications.  I don’t think that is much of an exaggeration either.  The first thing I learned to do on that … Continue reading

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Remembering Walter

Today my school held the annual Gift of Body ceremony to honor and put to rest those who have donated their bodies to us.  Many of the students attended, wearing our white coats, and together we walked to the cemetery. … Continue reading

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Year One: A Reflection

I am officially done with my first year of medical school!  I wanted to take a moment to write down a few of my favorite memories and experiences from the year.  Enjoy! 1.  White Coat Ceremony.  I will never forget … Continue reading

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White Coat Ceremony

         

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White Coat

As hard as it is to believe, yesterday I received my white coat.  It was a very special day for me, and I was so, so blessed to have my family there to support me.  It’s hard to put into … Continue reading

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