By Fady Akladios “Do you smoke, Mrs. Z?” I asked my patient. She was recently diagnosed with small cell lung cancer. “No,” she replied without hesitation. Her answer sounded very unlikely though. “Well, have you ever smoked?” “I quit after they saw the cancer in my lung.”
The National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®) has developed a new way to implement the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) examination. To test the new formats and measurements, the NBME® is looking for students willing to participate in a field trial. Although you will not be compensated, […]
We love this video from the Feinberg School of Medicine! Why? Because he’s “got all these books, but I only read First Aid.”
By Jaysson Brooks Congratulations, you have matched! Program Code: xxxxxxx Program Name: xxxxxx Institution Name: xxxxxxx On March 17th, 2011, I read the words that served as the culmination of all that I had worked for since my first biology class as a pre-med. I matched […]
Hey, check us out at AMSA’s 2013 Convention in Washington, D.C. doing the Harlem Shake! Thanks to all who participated!
By Jaysson Brooks If you don’t know where your money is going, you can’t make it work for you. There is no more important financial advice I could give you as you traverse through medical school. I remember when I received my first loan check at the beginning […]
By Jaysson Brooks For most newly minted medical students, the loan money they received for living expenses may possibly be the most money they’ve ever managed at one time. As the popular saying goes, “more money equals more problems,” and this could not be truer than for a […]
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