On Medical Memoirs and Online Internship

I have become fond of medical memoirs lately. One thing I noticed though, is that, these stories are not about what happened during medical school but about real-life experiences in the clinical setting at the hospital. These doctors were able to tell these stories because there was one patient whom they touched and who changed … Continue reading On Medical Memoirs and Online Internship

Intuitive

I'm now on my third week of virtual clinical clerkship and today was my first day on the Department of Pediatrics. Our first task was to write a history and physical examination of a neonate based on a video shown to us. I have never enjoyed writing history ever since my 2nd year in medical … Continue reading Intuitive

Chapter 1

This is an archive from my previous blog site originally posted on July 18, 2019. For some reason, I never skip the first chapter or the preface of my medical textbooks (hello bookworms). I don't mind skipping chapter 9, chapter 57, or even chapter 120 as long as I have read and understood the first … Continue reading Chapter 1

Year 2, Done!

This is an archive from my previous blog site originally posted on June 5, 2019. Cheers for the gallons of coffee I've consumed this school year! Most people say that 2nd year is the most difficult year in medical school. While some say that Medtechs have an edge because most subjects are basic Medical Technology … Continue reading Year 2, Done!

Year 1, Done!

This is an archive from my previous blog site originally posted on June 4, 2018. I officially waved goodbye to being a freshman medical student last week with an ironic feeling between let's-celebrate-this-a-huge-accomplishment and wait-you-are-just-on-the-first-step-of-a-hundred-step-ladder. Nevertheless, I can't deny the fact that I am really happy I survived year one alive (that was a year … Continue reading Year 1, Done!