Student Stories
A health care education blog.

Can I get a standing ovation, please?

By Divya Kurian, dkurian

There is an unending list of things I wish I had known before starting 3rd year of medical school. There are so many random tidbits I wish I had learned in more detail before I was pimped on it, so many calculations I wish I had done before I had put in an order, so..

1st August, 2014

Working in the SIM Lab

By Christen Johnson, cjohnson

This week, I spent some time working at the Dayton VA with my mentor. Her office is moving down into a new area that has several simulated patient rooms including an operating room! It’s probably one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. My assignment for the week to make sure that the prematric students..

31st July, 2014

Experiences in Preceptorship

By Stephan Chiu, schiu

Preceptorships, in which practicing physicians volunteer to personally take on and teach medical students, are becoming more popular during the 1st and 2nd years of medical school. In an effort to develop well-rounded student-physicians, schools are increasingly using preceptorships to provide more clinical experience to students before third year clerkships. The role of a medical..

30th July, 2014