Hello everyone! I was studying this morning and realized mid-question that it has been far, far too long since my last Dose of Reality blog. Between the whirlwind of the holidays and my new clerkship, I really have no idea where the time has gone! My holiday break was really wonderful…it was so nice to… Read more >>
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Greetings, and happy (almost!) holidays! I am writing this from the pediatrics team room, midway through my second of four night shifts. It’s 3am and I am running high on caffeine and sugar from the large bowl of holiday Snickers on the conference table, but rather low on sleep. With that in mind, I apologize… Read more >>
Hello again! I will begin with an apology, as it has been far too long since my last blog post. Somehow, the eight weeks of internal medicine that I had remaining when I last wrote passed by more like two or three, and it’s hard to believe that I now find myself in my second… Read more >>
It’s amazing to me how quickly Ann Arbor transforms itself this time of year. Over the past couple of weeks, thousands and thousands of undergrads have returned to the campus, and it feels as though there has been a doubling in size of the town from its relatively sleepy summer state. I’ll admit that I… Read more >>
Hello again! I hope everyone’s summer is off to a good start and that this massive heat wave that seems to be hitting much of the country doesn’t last too much longer! Since the last time I wrote, I have completed 5 of the 6 weeks of the psychiatry clerkship at the Veterans Affairs hospital,… Read more >>
After what seems like a mere few days on my ob-gyn clerkship, I can’t believe that in less than a week I will be taking my first shelf exam. The past few weeks since I last wrote have been a blur of many, many new experiences. In fact, a common sentence that has been running… Read more >>