As a second year medical student at an institution that has recently introduced a new curriculum, I have become fascinated with the question of what ought to be taught in medical school. With the roll out of this new curriculum, which focuses on a systems-based approach to learning as well as integrating clinical experiences early […]
2015: A Year in Reflection
It’s been a big year for me. From conquering the core clinical rotations to interviewing for the next stage of my life, 2015 has been a whirlwind. I remember when the year first started in January and I didn’t think I was going to make it through all these rotations and still make it out […]
Should Medical School Be Online?
Sometimes I wonder if medical school could be taught online or even be entirely self-directed. More often than not, I find myself utilizing outside sources to supplement my learning. For example, I basically learned all of microbiology through Sketchy Micro. I’m learning relevant pathology by using Pathoma. I use Khan Academy to re-learn physiology and […]