Go to as Many Interest Group Meetings as You Can

Where I went to medical school, we had numerous “interest groups”. An interest group is a group of medical students (mostly pre-clinical years) with a common medically-themed interest who meet on a regular basis. Most medical schools have numerous interest groups available. Examples include specialty groups (surgery, pediatrics, anesthesia, etc.), advocacy/policy groups (American Medical Women’sContinue reading “Go to as Many Interest Group Meetings as You Can”

Choosing Orthopaedic Surgery

When I entered medical school, I convinced myself to keep an open mind during the specialty selection process so that I could find what specialty fit me best. It is difficult to learn much before starting rotations third year, immersing yourself in the hospital and seeing patients with your team. Shadowing is fun and canContinue reading “Choosing Orthopaedic Surgery”