Clerkships, Medical School, Uncategorized

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… Continue reading Internal Medicine Clerkship Tips: Insight into Internal

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Clerkships, Medical School, Uncategorized

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,… Continue reading OB-GYN Clerkship Tips: At your cervix

Medical School, pre-med, Uncategorized, Wellness

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… Continue reading 8 things to take away from The White Coat Investor

Clerkships, Medical School, Uncategorized

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… Continue reading Family Medicine Clerkship Tips: Family First

Clerkships, Medical School, Uncategorized

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… Continue reading Surgery Clerkship Tips: Making the Cut

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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… Continue reading USMLE Step 1: Biochemistry Resources

Medical School, pre-med, Wellness

Early Bird Gets the Best Parking Spot: The Benefits of Being an Early Riser

“Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a Lion or a Gazelle… when… Continue reading Early Bird Gets the Best Parking Spot: The Benefits of Being an Early Riser