Recently, I have traveled to several countries and gotten the chance to talk with many people about their experience with the medical field. One of the most interesting differences I have found is how doctors speak and interact with their patients. In America we are generally taught to be very open and truthful with our […]
Organ donation can be a controversial topic. On the one hand, it is undoubtedly lifesaving and immeasurably important to the more than 100,000 people who are currently waiting for various organs. On the other hand, the whole process can be traumatic to family and friends, and it can be a tough decision to make during […]
How many years should medical school take?
In the United States medical school is traditionally 4 years, and occurs after getting an undergraduate degree (which also usually takes 4 years). In this system, the youngest someone can be (if they didn’t skip any years of schooling) by the time they earn their medical degree is about 25. This means that if someone […]