How I Get Through Medical School Without Drinking Coffee

Since starting medical school, I have held and currently hold many positions aside from the full-time duty of being a medical student. These positions include : President of the Student National Medical Association Creative Director of the Diversity Taskforce COSGP Diversity Representative Campus Social Media Ambassador Secretary of the Rainbow Health Coalition Social Committee – […]

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Your Morning Coffee Is a Scam. There I Said It. 

While America runs on Dunkin, Starbucks, and K-cups, I run on divine energy. Over 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed in the world each day. I used to be a part of that population, but now you can count me out. Caffeine, the main ingredient in coffee has been studied and proven to increase alertness […]

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Do Medical School Rankings Really Matter?

Let’s talk about medical school rankings. What are the best medical schools? Do they exist? Does it really matter? The short answer is no!  There are so many medical schools and it seems like a new medical school is popping up every day. With so many choices, it’d be helpful to know on what basis […]

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The Hardest Thing About Being a Black Medical Student is…

Donate here ! On April 17-21, 2019, over 20 members (including myself) of the Student National Medical Association are planning to attend The Annual Medical Education conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During this conference, we will be trained and exposed to various physician mentors and enrichment opportunities necessary for our advancement as future doctors. ⁣ ⁣ […]

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Whew Chile! The Medical School Microaggressions​

The irony of medical school is that many of us have been admitted to medical school based on the merit of our passion to save lives.  Many of us have portrayed a montage of the selfless human being that will be dedicated to the underserved in our personal statement and admissions interview. While this is […]

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