The 20 Things Med School Taught Me

Medical School is an experience unparalled with no other. Having made it through to the other side, I can now look back without PTSD fondly on those 6 crazy years of my life and offer 20 anecdotal (but painfully true) steep learning curves I encountered during my training as a medical student. And so, in no particular order: Life is a competition. And then, there’s Medicine. … Continue reading The 20 Things Med School Taught Me

Medical Elective: The Beginning

Medical Elective. The two words a young medical student, at the beginning of the journey from novice to junior doctor, clings to during mind-numbingly dull lectures on cell mitochondria and intense grillings from Consultants on hospital placements. Not least of all, during those dark and lengthy revision periods where one’s peers have already been released from the shackles of education, and you have yet to … Continue reading Medical Elective: The Beginning