Pregnant in Medical school & Residency – My story & lessons learned!

Pregnant in Medical School and Residency: My story & lessons learned! A guest post by Habiba Tunau, MD. . During Medical school I made it a goal to graduate with a degree in one hand and a baby in another.  I had a supportive husband, so we started trying to conceive when I was in my third … Continue reading Pregnant in Medical school & Residency – My story & lessons learned!

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A Month in Sri Lanka – My Amazing Elective Experience!

A Month in Sri Lanka: My Amazing Elective Experience! A guest post by Jazmin Hawes (@jaz_hawes)   My elective in Sri Lanka was unquestionably amazing. I absolutely loved it! I was placed at Colombo South Teaching Hospital, a hospital about 15 minutes south of Colombo city. I had the most amazing registrars and interns looking after … Continue reading A Month in Sri Lanka – My Amazing Elective Experience!

Top five considerations when taking your first job!

Top five considerations when taking your first job! A guest post by Smart Money MD Many of us are finishing up our residencies and fellowships around this time of year, and are probably finalizing your job selection. Some of us will continue on in a practice in the same city or state, while others will … Continue reading Top five considerations when taking your first job!

Bloody Baptism

"Bloody Baptism" A guest post by Zahir MD It’s the first day on my 4th year elective in the Emergency Department. I had orientation in the morning and just my luck I am scheduled for a night shift. I had the good fortune of finding an Emergency Physician in NY who let me shadow him … Continue reading Bloody Baptism

Beyond the H&P

"Beyond the H&P" A Guest post by Jessica Morgan   It’s 4:00 pm on a Thursday: time to present at teaching attending rounds. I have prepared my presentation and know about the patient’s pathology, but I can never help myself from being incredibly anxious for these moments. I gather my papers and begin...     … Continue reading Beyond the H&P

The Differences in Applying to Medical School vs. Residency

The Differences in Applying to Medical School vs. Residency A guest post by InvestingDoc Applying to medical school and applying to residency are two vastly different experiences. Medical school by far has a larger applicant pool all trying for the same spots. When applying to residency, the number of applicants is much smaller seeking work … Continue reading The Differences in Applying to Medical School vs. Residency

The Scent of a Hospital

"The Scent of a Hospital" A Guest post by Ifrah Fatima  A little background before I set off:  I study in a medical school in India whose attached public hospital is as busy as it can get. It serves its people absolutely free of cost and is often a refuge for the poor of the … Continue reading The Scent of a Hospital

5 life lessons medical school has taught me!

"5 life lessons medical school has taught me!" A guest post by Nesrine Kirat  When I was 18 I had this fire burning inside me. It`s that determination that starts to grow as you`ve made up your mind about what you want to do. I was binge watching series like House MD and Grey`s anatomy, … Continue reading 5 life lessons medical school has taught me!

The Surgery Rotation: Breaking down my 24 hours on call!

The Surgery Rotation: Breaking down my 24hours on call!  A Guest post by 3rd Year Medical Student Yang An overview of 24-hour call on surgery as a third year medical student. Enjoy!  4:15AM Wake up, turn on my coffee maker, brush my teeth and take out my overnight contacts with the goal of heading out the door by … Continue reading The Surgery Rotation: Breaking down my 24 hours on call!

The Three Best and Worse Things about Studying Medicine

The TOP 3 BEST and WORST Things about Studying Medicine A Guest Post by Chidera - a lifestyle blogger and medical student studying at the University of Cambridge, in the UK. This blog post is about what I consider to the top 3 best and worst things about studying medicine! So to begin, here are the … Continue reading The Three Best and Worse Things about Studying Medicine