How to Budget During Med School

How to Budget During Med School

What? I just got my loans. I’m fiiiiiiine. I don’t need to budget. It’s August 2020 – and that means brand new medical students are on their way to start school. If you are paying for bills, tuition, books, food, housing and everything…


Applying to Residency During a Pandemic?

Fourth year and at a loss where to start in choosing residency programs to apply for? We got you, friend.


The AAFP National Conference

Should you spend $130 to virtually attend this year’s AAFP National Conference? It depends on who you are.


Interview: Dr. Eicher

Our interview with Dr. Eicher about applying to residency, from choosing the right programs, interviewing and how programs responded to DO-specific questions,


Racism in Medicine and America: Resources for Students, Residents and Attending Physicians

To combat racism in medicine and our daily lives you can educate yourself. Twitter has given us free resources to use to do so.


Interviewing for Residency Virtually?

Nervous about #Match2021? Here are some tips from new interns who Matched in 2020, with advice for those new video interviews.


EKG Basics

How to Read EKGs

I’m assuming you learned some EKGs at the end of your second year, before you started clinicals. But now it’s April and you may have forgotten. So let’s review some basics and get you started on reading EKGs better. You’re going to want…


Making your Rank Order List (ROL) for Match 2020

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In less than a month the Rank Order List Certification Deadline will happen. Interviews have occurred, emails exchanged, charts of pros/cons drawn up. Programs are looking over lists of applicants and notes from residents, admin and faculty. Many have already decided on how…


Holiday Gifts for Medical Students

For parents, spouses and friends of medical students it can be tempting to buy novelty doctor gifts for them for the winter Holidays. But in less than four years those “soon to be doctor,” “degree loading” or “doctor in training” shirts and mugs…


Podcasts for Long Drives

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Over and over I’ve read an episode title and thought “Well, this will be boring” only to be so enthralled by what I’m learning that I have repeatedly missed my exit or driven past the hospital.