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Residency Lifestyle Essentials
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Residency Lifestyle Essentials

During residency time is money and I have neither. These products and services helped me save a little bit of both.  Also I found a new favorite pair of shoes.   Subscription Services Amazon Prime: Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial If nothing else, free two day shipping is worth it. Spending […]

The life of a family medicine intern who failed step one
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The life of a family medicine intern who failed step one

Thanks for taking the time to let me interview you…again. I introduced my readers to you a few months ago in an interview about the residency application and interview process. Specifically about how it’s still possible to match after failing step one. Fast-forward to today and we’re both about six months […]

The Life of a Pediatrics Intern
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The Life of a Pediatrics Intern

I sat down with a first year resident in pediatrics to find out what her life is like as a pediatrician in training. Here’s what she had to say.     I’m getting flashbacks of interview season but can you tell my readers a little bit about yourself? Hello readers! […]

The Most Frequently Asked Questions on Residency Interviews…by Medical Students
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The Most Frequently Asked Questions on Residency Interviews…by Medical Students

It’s my first interview season as a resident and I am loving the free lunches. Uh, I mean…meeting all of the applicants. It’s kind of strange being on the other side of things because I remember asking the exact same annoying inquisitive questions that all of you are asking. However, I’m […]

Spotlight Interview: DO graduate earns OB/GYN residency
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Spotlight Interview: DO graduate earns OB/GYN residency

Tell us a little about yourself. What are your career goals in medicine? Who are you outside of medicine? I’m Maureen. I’m 27 and originally from California. The first question people ask me when they learn that is “why did you leave beautiful sunny California to come to gross Philadelphia?” […]

Hospital Swagger- Specialty Lapel Pins
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Hospital Swagger- Specialty Lapel Pins

These are some awesome lapel pins for your white coat. I wear a heart pin because I want to go into cardiology. These also make great cheap gifts for a loved one going into medical school, residency, or fellowship. (Also if you wouldn’t mind clicking the images and buying them […]

Spotlight Interview: what happens when you don’t match
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Spotlight Interview: what happens when you don’t match

What happens to medical students who don’t match? Here’s what one unmatched psychiatry applicant had to say.   Thanks for letting me interview you Steven. You have a pretty unique story that my readers would love to hear about but before we delve in can you tell us a little […]

My Favorite Medical Books for Leisure
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My Favorite Medical Books for Leisure

These are some of my favorite medicine related books to read for leisure. A lot of Atul Gawande…okay it’s mostly Atul Gawande. But also a biography of cancer, what happens when a young doctor is diagnosed with cancer, and a little bit of philosophy. Great finds for anyone in or outside […]

An Inside Look At Medical School in Dominica
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An Inside Look At Medical School in Dominica

This interview, originally published at Accepted.com, delves into what going to a Caribbean medical school is really like. Accepted: First, can you tell us a little about yourself? Marc: I grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey and I went to Binghamton University for undergrad where I studied biology. I’m currently […]

OB/GYN: What To Expect
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OB/GYN: What To Expect

“I’m starting my third year with OB/GYN. Do you have any tips or tricks for that particular rotation? Anything I should expect working with those attendings? Or anything the attending like or expect from us? Just anything that could help before starting.” Short answer: Expect vaginas, babies, long hours, and […]

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