My Waiting Game

One Day. Ever since beginning medical school, “Match Day” felt like more a myth than reality, an elusive goal that never seemed to get any closer. And now finally, FINALLY, it’s only one short day away. We haven’t graduated yet, but for the first time, we are being told all our efforts are worthy of being…

My 4th Year

Fourth year. I’ve made it! Well, technically I made it last June, but I’ve been taking a hiatus from blogging to prioritize 4th year responsibilities. When I last logged in, I was enjoying my OBGYN rotation with its many deliveries, surgeries, and clinic hours. The following six months have been a whirlwind of USMLEs, emergency…

Learnings

In the past several weeks I’ve matched to USC’s internal medicine program, graduated medical school, and now am preparing for residency (i.e. filled out 100+ pages of paperwork and bought Pocket Medicine and new shoes). The things I learned about medicine, becoming a doctor, myself, and life during these last four years of medical school are…

Match Day 2014!

As our fourth year bloggers have mentioned, we recently celebrated Match Day here at LLUSM. Here’s your chance to share in the excitement first hand! The 2014 Match Day video follows Leanna, Stephanie, and Erik as they learn which residency programs they will attend.

My Stroll

Normally, my posts follow a linear story. Today I’m going to break that format and throw you a couple of random things that have been going on lately! – I vowed I would not do this while writing posts for fear that I would look like I am trying to curry favor with anyone responsible…