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
VIRTUAL CLERKSHIP DIARIES I had to go to a coffeeshop because blackout happened just a minute before our OB-GYN conference. The shop I went to doesn't allow dine-in within their enclosed premises but customers may opt to stay on the tables on a garden outside. I had to switch places every 5 minutes because the … Continue reading Clerkship at a Coffeeshop
This isn't how I pictured ending year three in medicine is like. It would have more exciting and less stressful. There would have been a celebratory samgyup with my friends, a post-finals date with my sweetheart, and a heartfelt thanksgiving Sabbath. But then again, the pandemic. Right. The stress I had to go through in … Continue reading Officially A Clinical Clerk
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!
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!
Whenever you hear the words "Medical Student" and "Books" in one sentence, you immediately think of inches-thick textbooks with anatomical drawings and heavy cardboard covers. Well that is not always the case. I am fond of books since I was a kid. When I realized I wanted to become a doctor, I began reading books … Continue reading Books Every Aspiring Medical Student Should Read
Upon writing, I am an incoming Clinical Clerk*. A fourth year medical student. A junior intern. I'm sure there'll be more things I'll learn for the next few months but I felt the need to sum up my academic years* in this one long read before my clinical years commence. *clinical clerk - the lowest … Continue reading Things I Learned in Medical School So Far