Sustainability is a big buzzword in global health, and rightfully so. Global health is all about improving medicine and increasing access to healthcare on a global scale. If we have short-term fixes that aren’t sustainable, we aren’t fulfilling this goal. Beyond that, short-term fixes can actually have really bad long-term consequences. When people think of […]
If you’re going the wrong way, turn around!
I’m not your typical med student. I’m old. I had a whole different life before this, in Europe. Even though I had wanted to become a doctor since I was a little kid, for one reason or another (money, timing, fear I wouldn’t make it), I decided to do something else. Then I got a […]
The Resident Mentality
I don’t know when it happens, but at some point during residency, many residents begin to forget about the well-being of their medical students. As a resident, I hope this does not happen to me. Medical students are typically very helpful, and take some of the workload off of the residents. They are also usually […]