Hello! Earlier this evening, I returned to Ann Arbor from the 2013 Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association, Medical Student Section. The AMA represents medical professionals all the way from medical school to retirement, and it was a privilege to initiate my first experience with this fantastic organization. I spent a few days in… Read more >>
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.
Well, the M1s have just completed our first week of the ever-ominous Musculoskeletal sequence and, I have to admit, it’s a pretty different beast than our last Cardio/Respiratory sequence. As M1s, we receive a lot of resources and tidbits of advice from the “upperclassmen” about how to best adjust to each new sequence and I’m… Read more >>
We only spoke for sixty seconds, a chance meeting at the breakfast line on the last day of a conference. It was an intense minute of conversation, though, as we had met exactly one year earlier on the sun-lit streets of San Francisco. We realized then that we were both actors going through medical school,… Read more >>
Hi everyone! A lot has happened since my last post, including the change of season in Ann Arbor! Fall has come, and with it the leaves are changing colors. Although the temperatures are dropping and coats are becoming necessary, the leaves are beautiful. Below is a picture from a few weeks ago that I took… Read more >>
The last few months have been a blur of wonderful activity. Busyness is good, and I’m definitely more productive when my schedule is full. I’ve delayed M2 year, so I am actually focusing on math classes that are prerequisites for the PhD I will do in biostats. It turns out that most people going into… Read more >>
Hello! The M1s are now 3 weeks into our Cardiovascular & Respiratory sequence, and overall our class has really enjoyed the variety and clinical applications presented throughout the course. We’ve had some incredible lecturers, including Dr. Robert Bartlett (inventor of the incentive spirometer and also PI of the lab that invented the ECMO heart-lung machine),… Read more >>