Most medical schools and residency programs are not looking for a canned version of that clichéd answer – “I want to help people”,
Counterpoint: Think medical school is for you? Not easy but worth it.
It’s challenging to get into medical school and you are probably working diligently towards your goal.
Good luck – medicine can be an amazing career.
Counterpoint: Think medical school is for you? #DearPreMed
As an attending physician who is just about one full decade beyond your present point, I would like to thank-you for considering devoting your life to medicine.
Counterpoint: Think medical school is for you? You might be right.
Dear Aspiring Medical Student,
As a fourth year medical student I want to offer my perspective and support.
You’ve clearly worked long and hard to get where you are.
TipsforNewDocs: The HashTag
For most physician training programs in North America, July 1st is the universal promotion day that transitions students to residents, juniors to seniors, and seniors to fellows or attendings. This landmark event inevitably inspires the more experienced clinicians to wax philosophical about their experiences and pass on their pearls of wisdom to the next generation. In the past, these conversations have happened in cafeterias, locker rooms, doctor’s lounges, and classrooms. However, the increasing use of …
Advice for New Medical Bloggers
If you follow BoringEM you may have noticed that there has not been as much new content lately. While I plan to continue writing and occasionally hosting content from other Canadian writers, the frequency of my posts on this site will be decreasing to ~1 per month. After 70,000 hits in less than 9 months, I continue to be astounded by the support that BoringEM has received. More important than the randomness of internet …