A question I am posed with often is, “How should I study for medical school?” This question comes with a complicated answer. When I first started medical school, I was frustrated and asked students in classes above me what the best method to tackle studying for preclinical courses is. My peers would share their study […]
Should You Take a Gap Year?
With the rising competitiveness of medical school, the level of anxiety students face increases as each year goes by. Many students are unaware of the specialty they want to pursue when entering medical school and even if they are sure, most end up changing their mind upon entering clinical clerkships. This, in turn, gives medical […]
Hepatitis Awareness in the Healthcare Setting
In honor of Hepatitis Awareness month, I wanted to briefly discuss hepatitis transmission, particularly in the healthcare setting. Types of Hepatitis There are 5 types (A-E) with types A, B, C being the most common. The leading cause of liver cancer is chronic hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV). According to the CDC, 66% […]