Welcome to “Wednesday around the Web.” Each week we’ll feature the best #LifeofaMedStudent Tweet of the Week and I’ll share a few of the latest or greatest news articles, blogs, or research topics that I think are important to those in medical training. Continuing my current goal for improving the financial education of #LifeofaMedStudent followers, each week will feature at least one post on finances. I’ll also give you updates on new blog posts, a sponsor highlight, and any personal news. Thanks for reading!
From the AMAWire – this is a great post for residents on basic financial principles to keep in mind. While I could come up with about a dozen more resident financial “must do’s,” this is a good place to start! Check out 2 Essential Financial Moves That Residents Should Make!
Medical school should be about building each other up over competition… but it often isn’t. The phrase “gunners” (a term for those who will put others down in an attempt to look better) has been around for years. Read in this @KevinMD post why this practice is still hurting medicine. -> The Gunner Culture hurts the Future of Medicine.
Ever wonder how couples matching works? @FranishTheBlog breaks down a timeline of the entire process in this very detailed post! Couples Matching: How we went about this crazy process!
Ashleigh of IslandMedStudentBlog.com has guest posted on why she decided to purse the Caribbean Medical School path. Now with only 1 month left on the Island she is reflecting well on the entire experience in this post: Reflection: One Week Left! Check out her experiences and GOOD LUCK in Chicago, Ashleigh!
DrNatashia of Morethanscalpelsandsutures.com talks about the friendships you make in medical school/residency and how these can be long lasting. I certainly agree! Read her story in Med School Friends are Forever Friends.
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