According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 27% of medical students have depression or show depressive symptoms — ONE-THIRD of medical students — and 11% have suicidal tendencies. In addition, medical ... keep reading.
It’s often said that learning in medical school is “like drinking from a fire hydrant.” Who coined this phrase? Because they were spot on. It’s the start of my second week of medical school (only my second week and I’m already agreeing with this ... keep reading.
The White Coat Ceremony is a ritual that marks a student’s transition from pre-clinical studies into the study of medicine. Medical students experience their initial contacts with patients and establish their professional identity during medical ... keep reading.
I’ve struggled with this question a bit. We live in a world where we can share our words in a matter of seconds, and that can be scary. When we publish or speak our thoughts, it can feel like we are either preaching to the choir or speaking to deaf ... keep reading.