A New Kind of Hard – 3rd Year

I’m finishing my last week of psychiatry rotation. Like whaa?! I know. I’m a 3rd year. It’s surreal. The challenges of 2nd year and Step 1 is all behind me now, and there’s no turning back. If I could sum up my 3rd year experiences so far in one word, I would say it is…

My Hidden Curriculum

So here’s the problem with 3rd year: I suddenly have so many stories to tell, but not nearly enough time to tell them! That said, the type of “busyness” that 3rd year has been providing is so, SO much better than what I experienced in the preclinical years.  Check this out, one of my patients…

Catching Up……

I’m starting to feel like every time I blog I look back and realize it has been much longer between posts than I always think or intend.  I guess that’s just a reality of the craziness of my life and the demands of medical school.  Of course everyone feels overwhelmed by medical school and all…

Reflections

In eight short weeks, my third year of medical school will be over. I cannot believe how fast this year has flown and how memorable it has been! Here are some reflections from each rotation: 1. Obstetrics & Gynecology Delivering a baby was by far the most thrilling experience from this rotation. I enjoyed having…