A First-Hand Account of the SOAP

A First-Hand Account of the SOAP

One of the most frequent questions I get from pre-med and junior medical students is, “What happens if I don’t get into residency?” I usually try my best to address these questions and concerns, but generally just provide the assurance that everything will be okay. To be completely honest, until recently, I wasn’t even too … Continue reading

Paging Dr. Greco

Paging Dr. Greco

During this month’s Radiology rotation, I spent a day in the hospital mammography clinic observing mammograms, breast ultrasounds, and needle-guided biopsies. While I really enjoyed interacting with some incredible women and thought my radiology course was both educational and practical, those are stories best left for another time. This story is about when the gravity … Continue reading

For the PreMeds: What’s the Difference bewteen 3rd and 4th Year, anyway?!

For the PreMeds: What’s the Difference bewteen 3rd and 4th Year, anyway?!

Ah, after a bit of a hiatus filled with colorectal surgery and a relaxing summery vacation, I am back in full-force MD2B action. During this time, I officially made the long-awaited transition to my fourth year of medical school. Our fourth year orientation was filled with anxiety-provoking lectures about letters of recommendation, personal statements, and … Continue reading