Maybe this post seems misplaced in time and space–but I am trying to recall how I passed USMLE Step 1. I am attempting to figure out how to study for third year shelf exams. Continue reading
725,000 PSI and 2,200°F–the stuff it takes to make diamonds. Like some hyperbaric chamber under a blazing summer sun, med school has me squished. And I’m starting to sweat not glimmer. Continue reading
I’m constantly wondering–if I had all the time for cramming physiology and pharmacology and pathology, wouldn’t I know everything? Pass every test? Be the best future doctor ever?? Continue reading
Our eyes met across the med school lobby, the sunshine pouring in all around. Though we’d never met, it felt as if we’d known each other since the halcyon days of biochem. He turned his shoulders toward mine. I stared back. To the thud-thud-thud of my heart, he approached.
Here tests, there classes. Everywhere thoughts, nowhere patients.
Does anyone feel the strain of being wonderfully alive and woefully human? Continue reading
Yesterday, medical school thwarted my attempts at “normal” professional life. Continue reading
I ended up back in the hospital over vacation*** Continue reading
Me-oh-me-oh-my. The latest exam results have me scratching my head, wondering whatever happened over the past two months. Continue reading