Not much sparks a deeper sense of vicarious familial pride than the excitement of sending a child/sibling/parent/significant other off to start their first year as… Read More »Best Gift Ideas for First Year Medical Students
♬ It’s the holiday season ♪♫ and I don’t know about all of you, but I’m still as broke as ever. Needless to say, I… Read More »DIY Ornament Gift Instructions for Broke Med Students 🎁 2020
The following tips are specifically focused on prepping for an exam the day before. In my opinion, you are not going to learn much of any new material today. The 26 hours leading up to the exam are much less about learning material than they are about reassuring and preparing yourself emotionally and mentally by managing stress levels and boosting confidence.
🔴Trigger Warning: This post discusses suicide prevention which may be upsetting to some readers. || According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the United States in 2018 and was the 2nd leading cause of death for ages 10-34. We wanted to dedicate some of our time to promote suicide prevention resources.
Goal: Discuss overcoming obstacles through changing your perspective and Good Will Hunting references. The night before returning to my second semester of college I was… Read More »The Power of Gratitude as a Medical Student
… Of course, pets come in all different shapes, sizes, and specialties. If you find that you are sufficiently pleased to visit your friend’s animals, I assure you there will be many. My med school friends have dogs, cats, tigers, and I even have a friend with a snake! …
In today’s Patient Perspective, Renee Uitto writes about her life and how it has been affected by Cerebral Palsy. We are so grateful to share Renee’s story and her thoughts on the health care system. We hope you all will enjoy learning from Renee as much as we did.