The Greatest Reward

A few weeks ago I finished my Pediatric ICU rotation. Before beginning this rotation, I was forewarned by several of my classmates that the hours were going to be long, the patients were going to be complex, and many of the cases were going to be sad. Having not had much of a break between…

Student Delegate

So there is this really neat and awesome experience that you can do while here in Loma Linda’s Pathologists’ Assistant program. If you like research and pushing yourself to be better, then I got the perfect thing for you! Be a student delegate! What is a student delegate  you may be thinking? Well, only two…

One year down, One year to go!

On August 30, 2018, my class and I finally got our white coats. I have never worked so hard for a piece of clothing in my life. This white coat is a symbol of what we as a class have accomplished in the past year. And what a crazy year it has been. For me…

Transition from Student to Doctor

It’s hard to believe it, but I’m a 4th year medical student now! I took Step 2 CK, took a couple weeks off to relax with family, and just finished a month of ICU. It was a hard month, but I learned so much. I realized something truly magical happens between 2nd year and residency….

Frozen Section Friday!!!

I have mentioned this before in my other post, but the main task that a Pathologists’ Assistant does is grossing specimens. What does that mean Meghan!??!?! Well lets say that someone goes into surgery to get a biopsy or even a kidney removed because there is a tumor in that organ. Ever wondered what happened…