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.

It’s not brain surgery . . . actually . . .

The last 3 months have been a flurry of 4am awakenings, drilling holes in skulls, taking care of Neurosurgical ICU patients and tasting what life as a Neurosurgery resident will look like. I spent a month each at Michigan, UCLA and Cedars Sinai doing a series of sub-internships. The intensity of the schedule and sleep… Read more >>

One Potato, Two Potato, Three Potato, Four!

I would like to introduce myself by sharing my favorite quote: “Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.” – Thomas S. Monson As a non-traditional student, I have found this counsel to be particularly prudent. Two years ago, on August 18, 2012, I married the love… Read more >>