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.

Volume 1, Issue 1: Hello World!

Welcome! Hi, everybody! I’m Sean, one of the M4s on a dual degree track here at UMMS, and I’m excited to be joining the Dose of Reality blog this year.  I hope to use this space to share some of my journey with you and to answer any questions you have about applying to medical… Read more >>

Fall in #PureMichigan

It’s not until my scrubs started exuding a vaguely chemical scent that I felt like a true medical student. Life lately has been a whirlwind of activity, and I’m excited to catch you up. We started dissecting our cadavers in anatomy lab. The first day, it took me a while to get used to the… Read more >>