I don’t think anything truly prepares you for intern year. I don’t think the concept of moving 14 hours away from home (to an unknown place with unknown people) really hit me until I step foot into the hospital on June 26th for orientation. I was excited and nervous but I felt like I was somewhat prepared for intern year. I mean, that’s what medical school is for, right? Hint: I was very wrong.
Writing for Merck Manuals Gave Me Perspective
Ever since I was twelve years old, I’ve had a blog. Naturally, I knew I wanted to start one to document my medical school journey but it was a struggle to feel motivated to write about my experiences. It wasn’t until I was approached by Merck Manuals during my third-year that I really felt compelled […]
Making Myself 100% For the Transition to Residency
Finally. Residency. I have to be completely honest when I say that I never actually expected this day to come. I had a countdown on my watch for graduation and I remember when the days were in the triple digits. Having graduated this past weekend, I am so thankful and grateful for the opportunity to […]