Why do women in medicine have to choose between the white coat or white dress?

Should women in medicine have to choose between the white coat and the white dress?  Do we really have to choose? The Decision  Women in medicine have often been subjected to choosing between their career and starting a family. The modern day woman is multi dimensional. She can be married with children and still bringing […]

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From Providence’s Failing Public School System to Medical School. The unsung glory days of an education that shaped the doctor I am becoming.

I’ve lived in New York City for the past 11 years since starting  college at New York University in 2008. Today, I reside in Harlem, New York as a third year medical student.  Everyone I’ve met here states that I am the first person from Rhode Island that they have met besides watching the ‘Family […]

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14 Ways Medical School is like High School

 Disclaimer: please be advised that these views are based on my own experience compiled with commentary from my friends who attend other medical schools As monumentus as October 3, here goes a Mean Girls inspired post showing you what medical school is like because we’re all trying to make fetch happen! Upon entering medical school, […]

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Math is hard. Here’s 5 Ways to Make it Easy

Once upon a time, this A and B student got her first D grade in Geometry. This made me hate math even more. I was devastated.  It was my sophomore year of high school and I had never gotten a D in my life. From there, I knew I could not continue down that spiraling […]

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 7 Ugly Truths of Medical School

This post isn’t meant to scare you away from medicine or give medicine a bad reputation. It is simply an honest and transparent reality of medical school.  This here serves as anticipatory guidance so that there are no surprises. Nothing worth having in life ever comes easy, and medical school isn’t an exception. Because of this I have created […]

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