Over the past 4 years, I’ve often been asked by undergraduates interested in a career as a physician-scientist to describe my daily life as a dual-degree MD/PhD student. Yet, I have not because my days are so variable that I’ve found it difficult to provide a simple but accurate description.
We're a month into the new year and approaching 6 years since this blog became the MD/PhD To Be that you know and love. Every now and then over the years, I've made posts that are just random updates of my life throughout my training. Nearly every single one started with an apology for not … Continue reading Life Update – January 2019 (there’s a light at the end of the PhD tunnel)
The purpose of this blog is to share personal accounts of MD/PhD training, and I'm excited to expand the perspectives presented here with the first ever guest post! This post is by Alex Yang, who I first connected with via Twitter a few years back (and is a fellow liver lover!) PhD life - chasing … Continue reading Guest Post: PhD life – chasing the highs
A few months ago, I wrote an article for Almost Docs on the daily life of a MD/PhD student. To follow up, I wanted to highlight how my daily life can change dramatically depending on the semester and stage of training. I also wanted to show how many things a MD/PhD student may need to … Continue reading My MD/PhD Timeline