Hey everyone, hope you’ve all been well. Over at the NIH in Bethesda, I’ve passed the halfway point of my research year. Besides the anxiety of trying to finish up my year with my projects completed, I am also sad to see that the year is going by so fast! This year off has provided… Read more >>
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Dear readers, Hope everyone is staying warm during this fairly chilly start to the new year! The pace of the M1 second semester has noticeably picked up, and construction is underway for the brand new Taubman Health Sciences Library: coming to UMMS in mid-2015! Growing up in Michigan and spending college in New Hampshire, winter… Read more >>
This week marks the beginning of the Winter term as medical students return from a two-week vacation. And what better way to mark the beginning of Winter term than our latest rendition of Snowpocalypse, with over 11 inches of snow in Ann Arbor and wind chills reaching -50 °F ! My classmates and I are… Read more >>
Is pretty sweet. Seriously, its amazing how good you can get at spending time doing things outside of studying/clinical duties. I’ve been on vacation since November (well technically November was an online course, but with only 4-6hrs of weekly committment). This extended vacation time is another reason Michigan rocks. Some things I’ve been doing: sleeping,… Read more >>
Really, though, it will not stop. On the bright side, it’s kind of a lovely excuse to curl up with a book and study from home with hot tea. I woke up a few days ago to find beautiful ice crystals on the *inside* of my bedroom window; I suppose I could have predicted this… Read more >>
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 >>