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How to Stay Physically Active in Medical School

How to Stay Physically Active in Medical School

During my first and second year,  I was on a strict schedule. I had three hours after lectures to be efficient with the first part of my studying before I left for fencing practice. Knowing I had to do something later in the day helped me to stay focused and reel myself back in if I was daydreaming or Facebook stalking. I immediately noticed the benefits of exercise especially around exam time when I needed to reduce the most stress and increase my cognitive skills.

 

Be Your Own Boss: Doctors With an MBA, it's a New Trend

Be Your Own Boss: Doctors With an MBA, it's a New Trend

Thus far, I gained tons of medical knowledge, but it was clear when it came to business comprehension we were left to our own defenses. How do insurance and billing work? Why is everyone always complaining about Medicaid? I was eager to learn about the inner workings of the healthcare industry.

"...I think we should go on a break" (Part II)

"...I think we should go on a break" (Part II)

The truth is going into medicine is a serious commitment. Four years of medical school plus 3-5 years of residency and an additional 1-2 years if you’re considering a fellowship. As soon as you begin school, it’s practically like an engagement and the first thing my mom taught me about marriage is never get married if you’re not ready.