When I started medical school, I immediately began to question whether it was right for me. My first block was anatomy and I’ll be honest: I hated it. Coming from a big science background, anatomy was horrible. All these structures to memorize and there was no logic to most of their names–you just had to commit […]
Global Health: Sustainability
Sustainability is a big buzzword in global health, and rightfully so. Global health is all about improving medicine and increasing access to healthcare on a global scale. If we have short-term fixes that aren’t sustainable, we aren’t fulfilling this goal. Beyond that, short-term fixes can actually have really bad long-term consequences. When people think of […]
What Specialty is Right For You?
One of the most popular questions I get from people is, “What kind of doctor do you want to be?” This is a broad question because, at this point, I am not 100% sure what I want to specialize in. Medicine is SUCH a huge field – and there are hundreds of possibilities on what […]