Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Book Review: The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly

The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly is a very candid memoir of Matt McCarthy’s intern year at a New York hospital. I loved this book, and was hooked just by the prologue. If not for the fact that I’d been studying for a…


Writing Your ERAS Residency Personal Statement

Writing Your Family Medicine Personal Statement for ERAS

I finally finished my personal statement a few weeks ago, and I am just sitting down now to write about that awesome* experience.  I haven’t done something like that since applying to medical school.  I thought it was so intimidating at first. I sat…


Book Review: Pet Goats & Pap Smears

I first heard of Dr. Pamela Wible from one of my friends in medical school. She’d apparently tried to work with our school to get Dr. Wible to come to speak with us during our first year, but due to timing issues and…


Resources: Board Prep

Free Board Prep Step 2 Level 2

It’s the 1st of October and for many students that means Level 2 / Step 2 board prep is about eight months away. You’ve probably bought some books, been doing qBank questions and you’re learning at clinic and in hospital. You try to…