November 18, 2017 was the BEST. DAY. EVER. I got engaged to my best friend, got to explore the best city on earth – NYC, and see Spongebob on broadway… like WHAT?!?! You can read all about our engagement HERE!!! I wanted to write a little bit about wedding planning as a medical student (and planning … More Life One Year After Getting Engaged
Well hello everybody! It’s been a few months since I have last posted and since then, I have finished family medicine AND am 3 weeks into my pediatrics rotation! As I did after psych and neuro, I want to take the time to write about my experiences in family medicine. At my school, we have … More My Family Medicine Clerkship Experience
Long time, no blog post! Since I last posted, I have finished up my first clerkship, continued wedding planning, did an OnlineMedEd insta takeover, and have enjoyed life post-step 1! I wanted to take the time to write about my experiences in psychiatry and neurology for a couple of reasons. One, I want to share … More My Psychiatry and Neurology Clerkship Experience
Today is Monday, June 18. I sat for the USMLE Step 1 four days ago. Since then, my life has been such a whirlwind and so much has happened. In fact, way too much has happened for a simple instagram caption, so here is a little blog post instead 🙂 First off, I would like … More What Just Happened…?!
Hello hello! It’s been SUCH a long time since I’ve posted (ugh, sorry 😦 ). But this past weekend, my boyfriend and I took advantage of the awesome weather and took a day trip to Washington D.C. I’ve never done a travel post before, but I really do love exploring new places. I’ll be sharing some … More Day Trip to Washington D.C.
YAY my last shadowing experience blog post! Family medicine was actually the first specialty I shadowed way back in high school so I was excited to shadow it with my new med student lenses. Family medicine does exactly what the name implies: treat the whole family. Family med docs see all genders and ages and … More Spring Semester Shadowing: Family Medicine
I have only two posts left to finish my little spring semester shadowing series! First, I want to remind readers of why I did all this shadowing. At my med school, we are assigned different shadowing experiences each semester, only for an hour each, to get a little glimpse into different medical specialties. We also … More Spring Semester Shadowing: Emergency
Hi guys! Today I’m writing about my experience shadowing Neurosurgery and how I was shocked to find I actually enjoyed this specialty. Sad news is that I didn’t shadow on a surgery day. Instead, I shadowed on a clinic day where the doctor saw patients either post-operation or if he was consulted to see a … More Spring Semester Shadowing: Neurosurgery
Last semester I wrote about my experiences shadowing oncology, urgent care, and orthopedics. You can check that post out here! Today, I am sharing one of my six shadowing experiences of the semester! Overall, I shadowed cardiology, med/peds, neurosurgery, emergency, and family medicine! One of my favorite things about shadowing is when an experience completely opens your … More Spring Semester Shadowing: Cardiology
Okay. Sorry for the long and sort of boring title for this blog post. But it is what it is. This summer is my last summer break EVER. Although it would be nice to spend it 24/7 outside by the pool or watching movies, I’m very excited to be doing some clinical research for the … More My (Way Too Long) Recap of This Week of Clinical Research