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.

The Next Adventure…

Hello again and happy spring! As I sit here and write this, I am four hours away from leaving Ann Arbor and boarding a plane for California. I realized that I couldn’t leave without a final blog post, so here it is! The past few months have been some of the best of medical school…. Read more >>

Match Week is here!

At last, Match Day is almost here! The whole application process—from starting the residency application in the early summer, to receiving interview offers, to months of travel across the country for numerous interviews, and finally to submitting a rank list—all has been leading up to this coming week. This is both very scary but also… Read more >>

Taking advantage of a brief interview respite…

Hello from the interview trail! These past few weeks have been an absolute whirlwind of seeing new cities, crashing on the couches of old friends, attending dinners with residents and faculty, and—of course—the actual interviews themselves. After a stretch of five cities and six interviews in nine days, I’m back in Ann Arbor for a… Read more >>

And so it begins…

Hello again! Since I last wrote, summer has turned into beautiful fall here in Ann Arbor. The leaves have turned to vibrant shades of red and orange, the temperature is still in the 70s, and best of all Michigan football is off to a 5-0 start for the season. It doesn’t get much better than… Read more >>

M4, Part II!

The difference between last Friday and this past Monday was one of the starkest contrasts I’ve experienced in medical school. On Friday, I arrived into lab at the leisurely hour of 9 (okay, maybe 10) AM, wrapped up some last-minute experiments, and spent the afternoon quite comfortably in a coffee shop working on my paper… Read more >>

The one month countdown

I’m not quite sure how, but I am somehow left with five weeks in my research year off before returning to my fourth year of medical school! The last couple of months have been a blur of trying to finish my experiments and tying up other loose ends in the lab, and I was surprised… Read more >>