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

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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

Medical School, Uncategorized

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

Fitness, Medical School, Nutrition, Wellness

10 Healthy Habits for Surviving Medical School

There is a misconception about what it means to live healthier. Trendy diets and workout routines dominate much of the fitness culture they tend to focus physical appearance and fast results rather than habit modification and maintenance. While yes physical appearance is one result that many of us strive for, it can often be disheartening to hear… Continue reading 10 Healthy Habits for Surviving Medical School