October in review, for all of the things that I’ve wanted to say this month but haven’t had the time or energy to channel them out into the world wide web. Maybe it’s better this way. I’m not sure. I’m still trying to figure out how to keep this blog going while in medical school.…… Continue reading October in Review
Last Monday morning, Carley drove up to my house and handed me a pink T-shirt. The back read, “Camp CU SOM” and featured an image of a fire amongst the trees. We were headed for Estes Park, Colorado where we would help welcome 184 new students to the first phase of their medical education. Contrast…… Continue reading Welcome to Phase 2
The last few months have been BUSY, but we just finished up and I am officially a second-year medical student! I’ve recently had several people ask me what it’s like in med school – how do we spend our time and whatnot. Sometimes it’s hard for me to imagine [remember] what life was like before…… Continue reading A Week in the Life
In a brief moment above the water, I thought I would take a breath of air before plunging back under. We started back at school on January 2nd. Winter break was the most relaxing, yet busy, two weeks. I managed to go yo-yo skiing, backcountry skiing, watch an absurd amount of the Crown and get…… Continue reading Perspective//
Hey, I know it’s been a while. These last two months have been humbling and exhausting and I haven’t had much energy to write. During this first semester of medical school, I’ve learned the entire human body, a multitude of rare genetic disorders and the molecular basis of disease. It was a little bit…… Continue reading I’ve Lost My Wisdom
Human Body Block [aka Gross Anatomy] lasts 9 weeks. At the beginning it seemed like the block would take forever. I remember thinking to myself, “how will I ever make it through this?” Somehow, I’m making it through this. We are two tests down, with roughly 3 weeks left and one more exam. The days pass…… Continue reading A New Rhythm
I’m officially a 4-week old medical student. Not a doctor yet, but people continue to insist that “there’s a doctor in the room if I trip and fall”. It’s a strange feeling being here. For many of us this has been our dream for a long time. We’ve gone through the whole process of taking…… Continue reading Be You.