Many people wonder if iPads are actually useful for medical students. The short answer is yes. Most of the people in my medical school classes have iPads. An iPad can be used for taking notes, annotating PowerPoint presentations, and taking photos. Most commonly, I see my fellow medical students use it as a second screen […]
Autopsy Rotations: Returning to My First Patient
In medical school, we are often told upon entering the cadaver lab that the bodies in front of us should be treated as our first patients. For most of my colleagues, this is largely rhetorical as while we should obviously respect our cadavers—most physicians hope to never see a patient in the morgue again. As […]
Should All of Your College Classes be in Medicine?
By the title of this blog, you were probably thinking the answer is “yes, of course.” While colleges may have other required courses for graduation, I want to take a moment to discuss the feeling of guilt when there is free space in your schedule. It is important to take the prerequisite classes necessary for […]