Monthly Archives: November 2015

Archive of posts published in the specified Month


Clerkship Tools: Psychiatry and Mental Health

The best tool for your psych clerkship is a well known book – First Aid for Psychiatry – that covers literally everything you’ll need for the shelf exam (COMAT or the MD version). For large textbooks I say get the real thing, rather than the…


Sleep for Free on the Interview Trail

Free service for medstudents to find lodging for residency interviews

At a recent interview I met an awesome young woman who told me about a website just for fourth year students looking for free couches or beds to sleep on. The website is, created by two EM applicants at UC Davis. The idea is simple…


Update: OB/GYN Basics

We've updated the OB/GYN Basics Resource Page

We’ve updated the OB/GYN Resource page, so if your rotation is coming up soon be sure to check it out!


Should you Do a Radiology Elective?


Fourth year of medical school you usually have more weeks of electives available and it can be hard to decide what to do with all that time. Is there any benefit to doing a radiology elective? Yes. I’m only on the second day of…