No matter which medical school you attend, you will always have at least one gunner in your class who everyone gets irritated with. I am sure many people are familiar with pre-medical gunners, which I think are far worse than gunners in med school. However, there will be overzealous medical students aiming to score the […]
Thoughts about Cross Collaboration
Conducting research in a field that interests you can be daunting and exciting. Since you’re trained in that field, you get accustomed to popular hypotheses, proposed mechanisms and accepted results. However, this can be a double edged sword. Even though this extensive training and immersion can turn you into an excellent researcher, I do think […]
Don’t be a shark.
I am sure that if you haven’t already, you will soon encounter one student during your wards, who will be defined as a “shark”. Shark, meaning someone who will jump on every good opportunity to scrub in on a surgery, take on as many patients as possible, and do anything to put him/herself on the […]