For the last block of the year, my medical school has every student participate in a capstone series specific to all things related to internship aka the first year of residency as well as a specialty-specific bootcamp. During the capstone series, we had life lectures about loans and medical malpractice, but then we also had […]
Is the Physician Who Cries a Better Doctor?
As a medical student, my goal is to learn how to become the best doctor I can be. Being an excellent physician means mastering a large body of knowledge, but just as important is learning to develop strong patient relationships: making patients feel comfortable, earning their trust, and helping to guide them through health and […]
Clear as Mud
At least a couple of times a week, I’m asked the same question: do you have any idea what specialty you might want to go into? The answer to that question is becoming longer and more convoluted by the day. Prior to medical school and in my first year, I was sure that I would […]