Most medical schools and residency programs are not looking for a canned version of that clichéd answer – “I want to help people”,
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.
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.
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.
Written by: Teresa Chan MD, FRCPC | Peer reviewed by: Brent Thoma MD, MA This piece is a Counterpoint piece in response to KevinMD piece: J. Russell Strader, MD Why graduate medical education is failing from December 19, 2013. Read the original post here. The Impetus for my latest Counterpoint In his piece on the KevinMD blog, Dr. J. Russell Strader implied that because he’s interviewing candidates whom he believes are …
By Teresa Chan, MD | Peer-reviewed by Brent Thoma, MD Dr. Christopher Labos (@drlabos) has confessed his hate for Twitter. I would like to confess that I have fallen in love with it. Once again I find myself with a contrary opinion – I think tweeting and medicine go hand in hand – and thus, I have published my second BoringEM.org Counterpoint (see the first one here). Twitter is the Message The great Canadian Media …