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Shannon loves OMM, Udi’s, the Cape and lovebirds. She served with Americorps and has Pinterest-inspired craft sessions.


See You at the AAFP National Conference!

AAFP National Conference 2016

If you’re coming to the AAFP National Conference, I’ll see you there. All the Massachusetts programs are having a family med party and you should come! Not sure what conference is about? Check out Shannon’s prior post about the AAFP National Conference for Medical Students…


Happy July! It’s Time for AAFP’s National Conference!

2016 AAFP National Conference!

It’s July again!  And that means something amazing.  AAFP’s National Conference is at the end of the month!  And I get to go back.  I’m giddy with excitement.  I cannot wait to be surrounded by my people again.  I have a scholarship through…


The first few weeks (and some advice)…

So, I started a couple weeks ago at pretty much the best FM residency in the country (I may be a bit biased).  But, it truly is amazing.   We start out with a month of rotating around and getting to know the…


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…


How To Prepare for your COMAT / Shelf Exams

COMAT / Shelf Exams If you’re reading this, welcome to third year:  a magical time that will make you remember why you applied to med school in the first place.  The most important thing to remember about third year is that you are…