The Great Physician

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

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 →

Catching Waves & Catecholamines

Man, this week has just had me so thankful to be a medical student. To start off, this weekend was our class's annual trip to Tofino B.C. for a surfing trip! It was also my first adventure outside of Victoria... Continue Reading →

Meal Prep & Match Day

I survived! Last weekend was our class midterm. Though it didn't exactly go well, it also wasn't the fairest exam on the planet. It's times like these where I'm so thankful for the Pass/Fail system. At UBC, you only need... Continue Reading →

Worship this Week: Arms Open Wide Letting go is hard. This song is my prayer for this week - its lyrics speak for themselves. Take my life, I lay it down At the cross where I am found All I have I give to... Continue Reading →

Learning about Lent

Having grown up in a Pentecostal church, I have never observed lent. But my non-denominational church in Victoria observes the practice, so I've been given a bit of a crash course in what the Lenten season is all about. I... 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 →

Worship This Week: My Lighthouse This is a buddy of mine's absolute favourite song, and we got to play it together on Thursday night! It was such a life-giving worship night with friends. Besides being super catchy, this is also such an encouraging song!... Continue Reading →

Exams & Jams

Welp. It was exam week this week... I spent the vast majority of the week pouring over class notes, working through cases, fighting with neuroanatomy, and yes, drawing more flowcharts. I only managed to get out for one run this... Continue Reading →

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