Well, so far the M2 year has kept me pretty busy. We’ve worked through the cardiovascular and respiratory sequences, and now I’m neck deep in renal pathophysiology. The good news is that despite more lectures on denser material, we don’t always have quizzes every weekend any longer. It’s nice to be able to take a… Read more >>
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Last week we wrapped up our longest and most intense sequence to date: Infectious Diseases. Five weeks, nearly one hundred lectures, dozens of drugs, and daily small group sessions have left me feeling tired, incredibly knowledgeable, but most of all…paranoid. Never again will I look at a mosquito bite and not consider the (incredibly tiny)… Read more >>
And that’s a wrap. I am now officially Matthew Wixson, M.D. It is pretty hard to believe, but what a weekend! The last month of medical school was pretty nice. I finished up on Pathology, which was interesting–it really brought things full-circle, as I could see under the microscope diseases I learned about the last… Read more >>
So here’s a post that I had written out a while back (read: way back in January), but apparently forgot to put online. Sorry about the long delay folks; I hope this will satisfy you for a little while, and I’ll have a new post out soon…I promise: This shouldn’t really be news, but I… Read more >>
Drum roll please….I am matched. And have a job, starting on June 19th [i think?]. I should check that out, eh? Match Day was awesome! I am not going to write too much here, because I actually have an audio blog that I did for the Admissions Office [will post a link once it's up!]…. Read more >>
Hello hello! Happy [almost] spring to everyone! It has been an amazingly mild winter here in Ann Arbor–it has snowed [a few times], been cold[ish], but overall has been really really nice. My post title has two meanings today. First off, THE SMOKER! This Friday and Saturday at Mendelsohn Theater in the Michigan League, “Thrombinhood… Read more >>