[Insert usual "sorry I haven't written in a while" statement here. #mdphdproblems] As a MD/PhD student, I consider myself a master at fitting as many things into my schedule as possible. This week is no different. It is the final week of exams for the M1 class, and since I am an eternal M1 while … Continue reading Fitting in a week in DC
If you follow me on instagram and/or twitter, you may know that just over a month ago, I adopted a sweet little 1 year old cat from the Humane Society. Since then, I've been 1) too busy playing with her and 2) too busy preparing for my qualifying exam (mostly #2, but I wish it were … Continue reading #AcademicsWithCats
Q (from ask.fm): Why do you want to become a doctor? Did you ever consider any other profession? For a time in my life (primarily during the med school application and interview process) I HATED this question simply because I was asked it oh so often. But really I LOVE this question. I love it because … Continue reading Why Medicine?
Q (from ask.fm): As a MD/PhD student, do you have any time for yourself? For family and friends? To just take a break? I would like to do a MD/PhD program, but I want to enjoy my 20s... A: Of course you have time! I fully want to enjoy my 20's as well so even … Continue reading Time Balance as a MD/PhD Student
...amazing opportunity to represent my state and medical students to speak with staff of various members of congress and advocate for healthcare policy. While the idea of advocating for change in policy that could affect more people than I ever could one-on-one has fascinated me, I never thought I would actually be able to do … Continue reading I went to Washington, DC, and all I got was this…
Did you miss me? While you may follow me on twitter and see my day to day ramblings, it's been quite some time since I've done a real update here on my beloved blog. This post is to tell you why. I last posted about my experience with school at the end of fall semester. … Continue reading It’s Been a While