Recipe: Pineapple Korean BBQ Chicken with Brussel Sprouts and Brown Rice

You asked for it! This has been one of my favorites as of late and I’m happy to share with you all the basics of how I prepare it. This recipe takes a little longer than past recipes (one hour) mostly because I use the Instant Pot to prepare the chicken AND brussel sprouts. This recipe could easily be cut down by 15 minutes with … Continue reading Recipe: Pineapple Korean BBQ Chicken with Brussel Sprouts and Brown Rice

30-Day Water-Only Challenge

Torey here!! Recently, I decided to do the 30-day Water-Only Challenge where I cut out all liquids (including coffee) other than water from my diet. I did eventually cave and allow unsweetened green tea early on to deal with headaches from lack of caffeine, but I was able to stay the course and avoid everything else. This will be the first of many 30-day challenges … Continue reading 30-Day Water-Only Challenge

Pediatrics Clerkship: The Best Birth Control

Torey here! Pediatrics has always been high on my list of specialties to go into, and this clerkship was something I’ve been looking forward to since starting third-year. My two-month clerkship consisted of 4-weeks of outpatient pediatrics, 2-weeks of inpatient pediatrics, 1-week in the neonatal intensive care unit, and 1-week of pediatric specialty (in my case, endocrine). Expectations vs. Reality: Expectation: Less complicated patients. Reality: … Continue reading Pediatrics Clerkship: The Best Birth Control

Making a New Years Resolution

Torey here!! With the New Year approaching, we thought it would be a good time to bring up this topic. I’m not a huge fan of New Years Resolutions, mostly because I believe that if you are capable of implementing changes at any time of the year. However, the energy and motivation that accompanies this tradition can be useful for sparking healthy habits and encouraging … Continue reading Making a New Years Resolution

Internal Medicine Clerkship Tips: Insight into Internal

Torey here!! Our internal medicine clerkship was 2-months long and included 1 week of specialty (I did GI), 1 week of nights, 2 weeks out outpatient, and 1 month of inpatient. I am so incredibly happy that I did this clerkship early in my third year because the knowledge gained and skills learned are things that I will use during subsequent clerkships. My expectations coming … Continue reading Internal Medicine Clerkship Tips: Insight into Internal

OB-GYN Clerkship Tips: At your cervix

Emile here! With Ob-Gyn all finished up, I wanted to take some time to talk about my experience and share some tips for how to approach Ob-Gyn. Our program’s Ob-Gyn clerkship is 6 weeks long with the breakdown of 1 week obstetrics (labor and delivery), 1 week of nights L &D, 1 week of gynecology, 2 weeks of ambulatory/outpatient clinic and the final week is … Continue reading OB-GYN Clerkship Tips: At your cervix

8 things to take away from The White Coat Investor

“Most people have it all wrong about wealth in America. Wealth is not the same as income. If you make a good income each year and spend it all, you are not getting wealthier. You are just living high. Wealth is what you accumulate, not what you spend… It is seldom luck or inheritance or advanced degrees or event intelligence that enables people to amass … Continue reading 8 things to take away from The White Coat Investor