Closer Than Ever Before

Last year, as I stood in front of adoring parents and friends during the White Coat Ceremony, I paid no attention to my white-clad classmates surrounding me. To me at that time, that was all they were — classmates. I knew I would sit with them in class and study with them. But I didn’t…

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before 1st Year

Just a few tidbits that I learned on my way to being 1/4th Doctor… Don’t underestimate the difficulty of medical school. Medical students said that it’s hard. Teachers and mentors warned that it’s hard. Yet with foolish pride, I still thought, it can’t be that hard. I thought hard would be late nights and weekends…

Where the birds fly

It’s easy to find yourself in a study room all day studying, but on the Sabbath, I like to try new things. I had a friend visiting from Michigan this weekend, and we put this together for your enjoyment! Loma Linda is awesome – especially in the evening!

Family Day 2015

Family Day this year fell on February 13. This date holds special significance to me personally; it was on this day last year I got the call I had been accepted into medical school. It was really fun to have my parents tag along with me to classes (Cell – Histology of the Endocrine System,…