Family Medicine Clerkship Tips: Family First

Emile here! Family Medicine happened to be my first rotation and being first had a lot of pros and cons. Family Medicine at our program is a 6-week clerkship that combines both inpatient (1 week) and outpatient (5 weeks) experiences. Family Medicine physicians treat everyone (children, adults, and the elderly); they can also manage prenatal care and do some minor surgeries (splints, punch biopsies, minor … Continue reading Family Medicine Clerkship Tips: Family First

Surgery Clerkship Tips: Making the Cut

Torey here! Overall, my experience in surgery was a very positive one. Our school breaks up our two months on surgery into one month of general surgery, two weeks of a specialty (mine was pediatric surgery), one week of night float, and one week of SICU. During all of these rotations I felt that I was surrounded by residents and attendings who generally enjoy teaching, … Continue reading Surgery Clerkship Tips: Making the Cut

Recipe: Pesto Pasta with Chicken, Feta Cheese, Tomatoes, and Spinach

Hey guys! This recipe is another quick and easy make. The most time consuming part of this is making the pasta. Once you get the steps down you can make x8 meals in under 30 minutes!!   Instructions: Pesto pasta. Try to find a whole wheat pasta just to try to replace more simple carbs with more complex ones. Follow the instructions that come with … Continue reading Recipe: Pesto Pasta with Chicken, Feta Cheese, Tomatoes, and Spinach

You’re So Last Summer: What to do between your M1 and M2 Year

If I’ve learned anything in medical school, it’s the importance of time. With so much to study and not enough time to accomplish your daily to-do-list, it sometimes feel like you’re playing this never-ending game of catch-up. However, once you finish your M1 year something magical happens: For the first time in nearly a year, you finally get your first REAL  break.  You get 8-10 weeks where … Continue reading You’re So Last Summer: What to do between your M1 and M2 Year

Recipe: Turkey Meatballs, Asparagus, Brown Rice

Hey everyone! While not necessarily the most elaborate meal that we make at Gain’s Anatomy, this recipe is quick, cheap, and EASY! Once you get the process down you can make x6 meals in less than 10 minutes.  All it involves is finding the right ingredients and proportioning them to your meal prep containers. I’m a Trader Joe’s regular and the all the ingredients used … Continue reading Recipe: Turkey Meatballs, Asparagus, Brown Rice

USMLE Step 1: Biochemistry Resources

Hello everyone! For those of you that are visual learners like me, here are some USMLE Step 1 Biochemistry resources. This includes a general outline with key steps/intermediates in most of the biochemical pathways. It is meant to be a supplement and I negated certain details that I felt comfortable with. We uploaded the highest quality photo that we could, however WordPress did decrease the … Continue reading USMLE Step 1: Biochemistry Resources

Meal-Prep Tips: How to get started!

Meal prepping can be an easy and effective way to prepare meals for the entire week and can save you a ton of time, money, and allow you to portion control and eat healthier! I’ve gone through a lot of trial and error with my meal prepping and I wanted to share some tips I’ve learned through the process. Check out our video below to … Continue reading Meal-Prep Tips: How to get started!