You have all certainly heard the expression “good things come to those who wait.” Since our first days of pre-school, the virtue of patience has been constantly reinforced as a valuable trait. For years we have stood in lines and waited for our turns.
In the fast paced life of a physician, in which potential decisions must sometimes be made in a matter of seconds, patience is sometimes an undervalued trait. In the realm of medicine, “waiting” almost seems to be a dirty word for both patients and physicians alike.
Being placed on the waitlist for medical school can feel disheartening. After working so hard … Read more