Hi everyone! M1 year has really started to pick up…or I’ve just been more immersed in awesome extracurricular activities! Probably a combination of both. Last week, we completed our Immunology sequence, which filled in many knowledge gaps from my immunology research at the NIH/NEI several summers ago, and I’m excited to now be in the… Read more >>
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It really is hard to grasp, I cannot believe that in two months, my time at UMMS will come to end. It’s incredibly exciting, but with moments of anxiety and sadness too of course. It really has been an incredible adventure and I can hardly wait to see how these next two months shape up…. Read more >>
Hey everyone! The M1s just wrapped another busy and fun-filled CFM (Clinical Foundations of Medicine) week. Many of us have dispersed throughout the country this weekend to visit friends and family, taking advantage of one of the rare weekends where we can take our open-book exam anywhere in the world. I have been enjoying the weekend in Boston,… Read more >>
Change of scene! For the past several weeks, I have been experiencing my OB/GYN rotations from the halls of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti. The last few weeks have been a flurry of catching babies, surgeries with Da Vinci robots, and now working with patients in clinics. With every visit, patient and doctor alike… Read more >>
After finishing the grueling Gastrointestinal-Liver sequence, it was time to enjoy the weekend. Thanks to Flextime quizzing, I was able to take the exam on Thursday and thus be done with GI after the Friday anatomy practical. Good thing too, as my weekend was jam-packed! First, on Saturday, I worked first aid with the Red… Read more >>
Phew! The interview season has been quite a whirlwind! I’m just finally catching my breath. 19 interviews in 3 months has made for a VERY busy few interview season, but it wouldn’t have been possible without all my wonderful friends throughout the country who offered me their couches, rides to the airport, dinner, and even… Read more >>