I don’t think anything truly prepares you for intern year. I don’t think the concept of moving 14 hours away from home (to an unknown place with unknown people) really hit me until I step foot into the hospital on June 26th for orientation. I was excited and nervous but I felt like I was somewhat prepared for intern year. I mean, that’s what medical school is for, right? Hint: I was very wrong.
As you all may know by now, I’m applying to general surgery programs, and I am very adamant about becoming a surgeon. So much so, that “if you couldn’t be a surgeon, what would you be” gives me much pause. I don’t know, frankly, if there would be a career in medicine that would give […]
It’s been about three weeks since I found out that I matched into my number one general surgery program and I am still on an absolute high. There were so many moments in medical school where I kept asking myself, “Is this going to be worth it someday?” For all of you still questioning this, IT […]