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Curing Modern Day Loneliness

Curing Modern Day Loneliness

Anatomy is a widely dreaded subject as it is highly dependent on memorization. Unlike physiology and pathology, where understanding the process can get you 90% of the way to the correct answer, anatomy questions are much more specific and can be a hit-or-miss on Step 1. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the anatomy multiverse.

Pieces of Wisdom That Stuck With Me

Pieces of Wisdom That Stuck With Me

Anatomy is a widely dreaded subject as it is highly dependent on memorization. Unlike physiology and pathology, where understanding the process can get you 90% of the way to the correct answer, anatomy questions are much more specific and can be a hit-or-miss on Step 1. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the anatomy multiverse.

The Power of Accountability and How to Obtain It

The Power of Accountability and How to Obtain It

Anatomy is a widely dreaded subject as it is highly dependent on memorization. Unlike physiology and pathology, where understanding the process can get you 90% of the way to the correct answer, anatomy questions are much more specific and can be a hit-or-miss on Step 1. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the anatomy multiverse.

How to Ace Any Anatomy Exam

How to Ace Any Anatomy Exam

Anatomy is a widely dreaded subject as it is highly dependent on memorization. Unlike physiology and pathology, where understanding the process can get you 90% of the way to the correct answer, anatomy questions are much more specific and can be a hit-or-miss on Step 1. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the anatomy multiverse.

Med School – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Med School – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I remember the weeks leading up to medical school as filled with both excitement and dread. Either way my stomach was in knots. I was so excited to finally begin what I had been working towards my whole life, but at the same time I was absolutely terrified with all the horror stories I had been privy to. Would I ever sleep again? Would I completely lose my social life and my sanity? Would I fail out and embarrass myself, my family, my dog, and be forever known as the one who flunked out of medical school?

The University of Hollywood’s Best MDs

The University of Hollywood’s Best MDs

As I’ve said before and I’ll say many times – I am a self-professed nerd and I’m proud of it! I absolutely adored medical dramas and scientific television series growing up. While I’m happy to say that my medical knowledge now doesn’t just come from House, MD, I have long admired so many of these fictional physicians. 

How to Register for the USMLE 1 and 2

How to Register for the USMLE 1 and 2

The registration process for the USMLE exams require online and mail-in paperwork. It can take several weeks from when you first pay for the exam on the NBME’s website to when you finally receive a scheduling permit granting you permission to book an exam date on the Prometric website.

How to be your Mental Health’s Knight in Shining Armor During Quarantine

How to be your Mental Health’s Knight in Shining Armor During Quarantine

To be able to become great physicians, first and foremost,  we must take care of ourselves. During this past year, doing so has been much more of a challenge. Being stuck at home and not having access to our usual coping outlets has taken a toll on many of us (I sure do miss that basketball court in our neighborhood). Nevertheless, we must take care of our minds so we can study and become even greater doctors. 

Here are a few tips to keep us armed and ready for battle:

Welcoming Cyborgs Among Us

Welcoming Cyborgs Among Us

Losing a limb is undoubtedly one of the most traumatic and debilitating of human experiences. Those who haven’t experienced an amputation can’t even fathom how drastically a person’s life changes when such a calamity befalls them. Unfortunately, this nightmare is a stark reality for some as over a million amputation procedures are performed every year. In the United States alone, over 2.1 million people live without a limb(s) and shockingly, that number is expected to reach at least 4 million by 2050.