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...
RESIDENCY ROUNDUP: Countdown

RESIDENCY ROUNDUP: Countdown

5. I bought a dress today, little black dress, cap sleeves, faux wrap bodice, comfortable and elegant. It’s going to look smashing with my red pumps in honor of Kansas (there’s no place like home-for-five-years), and I’m wearing it in six months as...