The Great Physician

It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.




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 →


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 →

Unmanaging Time

In medical school, the phrase "time management" gets thrown around a lot. It most definitely is important - we are constantly juggling a million things at once! Between class, clinical experiences, maintaining relationships, shadowing, research, extracurriculars, intermurals, church, and even... Continue Reading →

5 Hymns For Medical School Interviews

If you're in the middle of medical school interview season, this post is for you! The medical school admissions cycle was easily the most stressful thing I have ever experienced in my life - and the interviews were a HUGE... Continue Reading →

Imposter Syndrome

The first piece of advice we were given at the start of medical school was this: "Don't fall behind, and don't fall in love". The second was this: "Every single one of you will experience imposter syndrome. It will not go... Continue Reading →

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