This is where you’ll hear what it’s really like at the University of Michigan Medical School. Students at each level of the program give you an intimate look at their med school lives—their insights, ‘ah-ha’ moments, frustrations and excitement.

Already three months in…

Greetings from Atlanta aka Hotlanta (seriously, it’s always sunny and 20 degrees warmer than Ann Arbor, love it)! It’s been a while since my last post and I have so many updates from my year off! First, as some readers may know, I moved down here in July as I completed studying for USMLE Step… Read more >>

Just another Step..

Greetings from Atlanta.. I officially packed up my life in Ann Arbor, bid goodbye to my friends, and drove 12 hours south to my new home for the next year. Crazy.  I’m now all moved in to my new place and ready to start work at the CDC (August 19th), but first, I have to… Read more >>

M4 on Hold, CDC Bound!

Greetings from the depths of the graduate school library as I take a quick break from Step 2 studying to update you on my life! I am no longer a fresh M4 as I successfully completed my ICU month and a clinical elective in Ob/Gyn. It feels great to have completed a challenging rotation in… Read more >>

Life as a fresh M4

Hey everyone.. it’s been a long time since my last entry and I’m happy to announce I finished and survived third year! It’s amazing how time flies when you are having fun.. and kind of stressed.   In celebration of finishing M3 year and prior to starting M4 year, I traveled to Panama with my boyfriend to see… Read more >>

A whirlwind M3 year.. with a stop in South Africa

Hello world! Its been ages! A lot has happened since the last time I blogged out my thoughts and feelings on medical school. I am almost done with third year! Amazing! Every rotation has been a unique learning experience. I started with internal medicine in May and was amazed at how much and how quickly I… Read more >>

Work, work, fish tacos!

Hello world, I’m alive. I promise. Step 1 is done and M3 year is here! It’s been ages since my last blog post and so much has happened! In some ways, I feel like a completely different person. I finished the grueling preclinical years, passed usmle step 1, and completed my first rotation – internal medicine!… Read more >>