The Great Physician

A not-so-great future physician learning from the Great Physician: A Journey Through Medicine & Faith

Welcome Back!

Happy September!   I hope you had a great first day back at school, or sending your children to school, or just a generally happy Tuesday that had nothing to do with school. Those are always nice 🙂 For new... Continue Reading →


The Best Piece of Advice I Got In My 20’s

Most of the time, when somebody gives me advice, it goes in one ear and out the other. For whatever reason, as soon as people hear that I'm "still" a student, they take it as their invitation to pour out... Continue Reading →

Worship This Week: I Want to Know You

First year of medical school is wrapping up! It's been a hectic month with tying up loose ends from class, studying for and writing final exams, and transitioning into my six week research block. What an incredible year it has been!... Continue Reading →

Good Friday Worship: Scandal of Grace

I've had to take some time away from making regular posts as final exams approach (I will be back soon!) but I wanted to share with you some of my favourite Good Friday worship. When I think of Good Friday,... Continue Reading →


Woops. Honesty is fundamental to this blog. So here's the truth: I messed up. This week is the final crunch time before our big clinical exam and our major anatomy, radiology, neurology, and full term final exams. It's also the... Continue Reading →

Worship This Week: Into the Deep I just discovered Citipointe Live this past week, thanks to Spotify's worship playlist! This song is such a beautiful love song to God: Your love is a flood and I'm caught in the current of your living waters It's... Continue Reading →

Lent: Halfway Reflections

This year, I decided to participate in Lent for the first time. It was never something that I practiced before moving out West, but many of my church friends out here do, so I wanted to give it a try.... Continue Reading →

Why “Self-Care” in Medical School Isn’t About You

"Self care" is the new buzzword in Canadian medical schools - and for good reason. A 2016 meta-analysis showed that nearly 1/3 of Canadian medical students experience depression or depressive symptoms. To compare, Health Canada states that the rate of depression... Continue Reading →

Worship This Week: Ever Be Our worship team played this song at the CMDS Student Leadership Conference this past weekend. I had never heard it before but it is definitely a new favourite! It was such a joy to get to worship with my future... Continue Reading →

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