“I think you should go for M.D. because it will be hard for you to be taken seriously if you become a D.O.” Something like that can be hard to hear when you’ve spent 4.5 years trying to get good grades, build up your resume, and take an entrance ... keep reading.
Medical school: Exciting and daunting all at the same time. Where do I start? So, I didn’t exactly know right off the bat that I would end up pursuing medicine. It was not until the end of high school that I “knew” – but I didn’t realize how tough ... keep reading.
I didn’t know about osteopathic medicine until I attended my first college organization fair. It never dawned on me that there was another branch of medicine that I would soon come to admire. Growing up, I have always viewed a physician as someone ... keep reading.
I am an osteopathic medical student. When I graduate medical school, my white coat will be embroidered with the letters D.O. Oh how exciting that day will be ? I am starting this blog series in hopes of describing osteopathic medicine, in all of ... keep reading.
So this blog post is a bit of an odd approach, because cardiology and pulmonology/respiratory are so delicately intertwined that they are almost always studied together as cardiopulmonary (also how my block was structured). However, as I mentioned in ... keep reading.
Cardio... ? *cue romantic music* But really, it's been my favorite block in medical school thus far. Cardiology is intimately intertwined with pulmonology, but for the sake of consistency and targeted study tips, I will address them separately here ... 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.