A couple of weeks ago the Obstetrics and Gynecology Interest Group hosted a seminar on labor and delivery with two obstetricians and a few residents. The seminar was only open to eighteen students, so I was thankful for my absurdly frequent e-mail checking habits, and I quickly nabbed a spot. The gender balance at the […]
What’s in your white coat pockets?
One of my teachers, Dr. Abe Verghese recently released a quick video on what he keeps in his white coat pockets: Abe Verghese’s White Coat Pockets on YouTube This got me thinking a bit about the topic. In my top pocket, I have a little pocket protector with pens and penlight in it. I’ve found […]
An Example of When Medical School is Wrong
As a medical student, we are often told that half of what we are being taught will be proven false by the time our careers are over. The problem is, they don’t tell us which half. I found this proposition a little hard to believe. It seems that there are enough facts that we know […]