• Humbling

    A Humbling Lesson Learned From Medical School

    I am the dumbest person in the room. As a matter of fact, in the last 12 months, I am the dumbest person in most rooms I enter. And I love it. Chances are that if you have recently been admitted to medical school, or are considering applying to medic...

  • hands-compassion

    The Healing Power of Touch

    From the time we are babies, we long for the touch of our mother or father. As children grow, they usually put their arms up and want to be embraced or held. I even notice that my 5-month-old daughter is beginning to reach out to grab my face, my nos...

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    5 Things I Wish I Knew First Year of Medical School

    As a first year medical student, I was wide-eyed and somewhat clueless. I did not know what to really expect, but I felt as ready as I would ever be. Looking back, there are definitely some things I would tell/warn past-self. Everyone’s first year me...

  • business

    Why Get An MBA During Medical School?

    By Shane Burke I am more than half way through a combined MD/MBA program.  Because I frequently get emails from prospective students asking me about our program, I thought I would share some general advice for students considering a combined MD/MBA p...

  • Donate-Trans

    How a Premed Can Impact Medicine

    By Evan Laveman When you’re a premed student you don’t know enough to contribute medically, yet there are plenty of things you can do to make a contribution to medicine. For instance, I hear many doctors say that they see undergraduate medical missio...

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