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Jul 30, 2018

We encounter patients on a daily basis in the clinic, operating room, and in urgent settings, and there is always something that we can learn from each patient encounter.

We live such busy lives that consume the majority of our days and it's easy to get sucked into the long to-do list and dragging paperwork.

And shoot,...

Jul 23, 2018

The training to becoming a doctor is quite the juggling act. Time feels like a rare commodity despite having a never-ending to-do list. And shoot! Exams are coming up, and you're on call this weekend.

It feels like all we do is study and work with no time left over for anything else.

We wake up early to study or head to...

Jul 16, 2018

No matter how much we prepare and work hard towards our goal, failure is inevitable. Just when we get into a stride, life throws us a curveball.


That annoying frequent visitor that likes to tap on our shoulder during the most inopportune times. But what may seem like the end is actually just a detour…


Jul 9, 2018

The personal statement is a sore spot for many causing frustration, annoyance, and just plain avoidance. Unfortunately, it's a required component of many applications. Ugh!

I’ve endured this “fun” task at many phases of my training from college to applying to residency, and I totally get it - it’s tough! Despite...

Jul 2, 2018

On paper, the steps to becoming a doctor are clear. Complete the pre-med requirements, succeed through medical school, and endure the arduous training of residency followed by the, “Mama, I made it” celebratory dance after 10+ years of training. The reality is, no matter how much you strategically plan, the path to...