Monthly Archives: March 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month


Learn During Downtime on the Wards

How to Learn On the Wards

Last year I quickly grew tired of carrying books in my lab coat pocket; they weighed me down and made my shoulders ache. However, I also loathe buying e-books for the iPad as most are poorly converted, rubbish scans of pages with poor search functionality.…


SOAP is Coming: The Aftermath of The Match

Should you SOAP into Family Med?

Tomorrow morning medical students across the US will get an email that notifies them whether or not they Matched into an ACGME program. If they did they’ll have another few days to wait to discover where, giving those who got a negative email…


Spotlight: In-Training Family Medicine Articles


Today we’re starting with the website not afraid to put a hyphen in their URL, “the agora of the medical student community,” In-Training. If you’re interested in Family Medicine it can be hard to find websites specifically for you, and it can be time consuming and…


OSCE Apps: What are Your Options?

OSCE iPhone Apps

The OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) is required by most  medical schools now before you can take the Level 2 / Step 2 standardized patient exam. It involves less-than-life-like standardized patients with varied scripts and it can be a pain to study for.…