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  • Everything I Know About Dental Clinic, I Learned in Kindergarten

  • Created February 15, 2018 by Abbey Trados
  • One billion. That is the approximate number of tidbits I gathered during my first semester of clinic. My mind is now cluttered with one billion facts about ferrule and ferric sulfate and free gingival grafts. Dental cements alone have enough detail to fill my whole brain, yet I am asked to shove far more into...VIEW >
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  • The Top 3 Myths About Medical School

  • Created February 14, 2018 by Cassie Kosarek
  • Maybe you have been watching Untold Stories of the E.R. on loop, and you are expecting non-stop action during your clinical years. Maybe your physician uncle told you that he did nothing but study in medical school and residency, foregoing sleep for eight years in order to become a doctor. Maybe your friend who is...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Dr. Adigo Atabo, Functional Medicine Specialist

  • Created February 12, 2018 by Gloria Onwuneme
  • Dr. Adigo Atabo, BM BS BMedSc(Hons) MRCS MIH FWACS(Plastics) IFMCP, is the founder and Medical Director of DoctorFunctionalMedicine.com, and organiser of the Functional Medicine UK Practitioners Group. After receiving her medical degree from the University of Nottingham (2002), Dr. Atabo initially trained in Plastic Surgery in the NHS, before moving into Functional Medicine. She is...VIEW >
  • How Med Student Parents Make It Happen

  • Created February 9, 2018 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • Can you be a parent while you’re in medical school? Listener Courtney, a 26-year-old mother of three wants to know if her med school dream is even possible.  Obviously this is a two-part question since there are both moms and dads to consider, so we’ll have a mom on a future show to help.  But first,...VIEW >
  • What infection preceded this rash?

  • Created February 9, 2018 by Figure 1
  • An 8-year-old boy is brought to the pediatrician by his mother over concerns of a new-onset rash. He is otherwise healthy, though his mother mentions that he was unwell two weeks prior to the rash appearing. On examination, numerous small salmon-pink scaly papules are seen on his trunk and extremities. Which of the following infections...VIEW >
  • Location, Location, Location! Should You Apply In-State or Out-of-State? 

  • Created February 8, 2018 by AAMC Staff
  • The AAMC Premed Team recently conducted a few twitter polls which asked premeds to share what you are looking for in a medical school. We received hundreds of responses, and while a school’s mission statement and scholarship opportunities were both important influences, the results pointed to one factor above all others: location!...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Benjamin Stobbe, Executive Director of Clinical Simulation

  • Created February 7, 2018 by Jacob Adney
  • Ask any doctor, in any specialty and of any age, and they will remember their training in medical school. It is full of learning, new experiences, new friends, and major strides in both personal and professional development. With so many changes, dozens of obstacles in each student’s life must be confronted and overcome. Fortunately, medical...VIEW >
women in surgery
  • “We Don’t Carry Gloves in Your Size”

  • Created February 5, 2018 by Kara Hessel
  • Reasons women should not pursue surgery discredited Before I even started medical school, I knew I wanted to be a surgeon. However—before I even started medical school—I had multiple people tell me all the reasons why I should not become a surgeon. Their lists were exhaustive: long hours, lack of social life, lack of family...VIEW >

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