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.
At the start of winter each year, I get a sore throat and a stuffy nose. And these usually drag a headache along with them. I am not a supporter of popping pills for every little ache and pain though, so I usually weather through it and let my body ... keep reading.
My medical school classes are arranged in blocks, rather than traditional semesters. Our first block was heavily focused on cell and molecular biology, prepping us with chemistry, structure, and biology to understand life and cellular processes at ... keep reading.
It’s often said that learning in med 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.