PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Know How

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Know How

When I first met my husband at college, he said he was a Biology major. I thought he was going to be a science teacher or something. Once we actually talked about our future dreams, my soon to be husband shared he was on the road to medical school and asked if I was...
MED SCHOOL MADNESS: How to Bloom Where You Are Planted

MED SCHOOL MADNESS: How to Bloom Where You Are Planted

On September 1st, 2016, I moved with my fur baby the 3,000 miles from San Diego to Boston. Luckily my company relocated me and it was an amazing opportunity that I had to seize. But I didn’t know anyone – save a few coworkers I had met maybe once before at our annual...
PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Gift of Time

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Gift of Time

Quite frequently throughout this process I have thrown my hands up in frustration and said, “When did they expect you to start all this?? Kindergarten??” Between all the requirements for the medical school application process, I felt like there just weren’t enough...
MED SCHOOL MADNESS: Surviving Medical School

MED SCHOOL MADNESS: Surviving Medical School

How I’ve learned to help my spouse survive medical school I remember the relief we both felt when he finally received that acceptance letter. To me it was a moment of peace and pride in him; for him, though, it meant the beginning of a very long journey. My husband...
SURVIVOR STORIES: Assorted Advice

SURVIVOR STORIES: Assorted Advice

My dear husband’s ENT residency was five years long, and we did a lot of “keeping our eyes on the prize” to make it through that time.  I think we were aware that life after residency wouldn’t be all sunshine and lollipops, but like anything...