Welcome Interns!

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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We are excited to announce and introduce our two interns, Calais Nobuhara and Theo Sperber. We are so thankful to have them working with us this winter to help make Med Student Edge more user friendly and accessible to you. Read about them below, and be sure to check out our social media pages. YouContinue reading “Welcome Interns!”

The Advent of Professional Instagram Accounts

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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With the COVID-19 pandemic ushering in a new era of virtual residency applications and away rotation experiences, social media has developed as a popular medium for programs to share information with applicants.  Many programs have been taking to Instagram and Twitter as the primary mediums for these communications.  Due to fears of intermixing professional and personalContinue reading “The Advent of Professional Instagram Accounts”

Hiding Social Media Accounts

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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It was a cold, rainy day in February.  I was watching TV and scrolling through Facebook, procrastinating my urgent need to decide which programs I should apply to for an away rotation.  A photo of a friend from medical school appeared, but something was off.  She had changed her name to some obscure gibberish phrase. Continue reading “Hiding Social Media Accounts”