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”

The Secret to Medical School

Congratulations. For some of you, getting accepted to medical school was a pipe dream; for some of you, it was something that you had to apply multiple times for; for some of you, it was something you always planned on doing and you got accepted on the first time with relative ease. Regardless, you areContinue reading “The Secret to Medical School”

How to Handle Being Paired with a Lazy Medical Student on Rotation

Being paired with a lazy medical student on a rotation can be a frustrating situation, especially if you are on a sub-internship in the field you desire to go into. No matter how bad he or she is, do not let it get to you. While it is upsetting and may create more work forContinue reading “How to Handle Being Paired with a Lazy Medical Student on Rotation”