Category Archive: School

A review series on various subjects/topics/lectures we've gone over in med school.

May 01

Stroke Awareness

Happy Monday, and welcome to Medical Mondays! Since May is American Stroke Month, this week’s Medical Mondays is on Stroke Awareness!

Early detection is key, so I’ve made a handy little graphic here!

Learn how to recognize the signs + symptoms of a #stroke! #MedicalMondays #health #awareness

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Feb 27

Bulimia Nervosa

Happy Monday, and welcome to Medical Mondays! February 23 to March 1 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week here in the United States, so I’m going to talk about bulimia nervosa this week.

(Trigger warning!) As with anorexia nervosa, I’m only going to be going into the facts that I’ve learned about it.

Bulimia nervosa is …

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Jan 16

Birth Control Options

Happy Monday, and welcome to Medical Mondays! This week’s topic is on birth control options!

In light of the recent political climate and my complete lack of faith in the continuation of women’s reproductive health rights, I figured I’d discuss the different options available right now.

Learn more about #birthcontrol options on #MedicalMondays! #sexualhealth #health

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Jan 02

Medical Interpretation

Happy Monday, and welcome to Medical Mondays! As some of you may know, I used to volunteer as a medical interpreter and patient advocate at a student-run free clinic in California. Even after I graduated from college, I’d sneak back there on the weekends to help out whenever I was free. :]

My experiences …

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Aug 01

PGY-I Curriculum

Happy Monday, and welcome to Medical Mondays! I already kindasorta talked to you about my residency orientation, so I figured I’d share my schedule for the year with you!

I’m listing our PGY-I curriculum below–this is basically going to be continually updated throughout the year as I go through each of my rotations–sounds a …

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Jun 13

Drowsy Driving

Happy Monday, and welcome to Medical Mondays! I did a a rotation in Sleep Medicine at Stanford not too long ago (well fine, 3 months ago), so I figured I’d share some of the things I learned about drowsy driving!

Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving and fall-asleep crashes are unfortunately somewhat common, and can often result in …

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Jun 06

Medical School Graduation

Hello hello, and welcome to Medical Mondays! As you may have guessed from the title and perhaps from this month’s Ultimate Coffee Date, this is going to be a photo dump from my medical school graduation!

This is probably one of my favorite pictures from graduation day. :D!

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Jun 01

Reflections on Four Years in Medical School #BehindTheBlogger

This Is My Life: I graduated from medical school 4 days ago. It honestly still doesn’t feel entirely real.

From finding out that I’d been accepted to medical school to our white coat ceremony, taking/passing my boards to graduating, it’s been a pretty crazy journey.

It’s been an incredibly long and hectic journey, but in the midst of …

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May 30

Day in the Life: Pediatrics II

This was my last rotation in med school!!! The senioritis was strong, but thankfully, I had a super nice and very understanding preceptor! (He actually gave me a couple afternoons off!) Read on for my very last “Day in the Life” for medical school!

If you’ve been following me on instagram or facebook, you may have noticed …

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May 11

Day in the Life: Sleep Medicine

This was my last elective in med school, and for some reason, it took a billion moons to find one.

I wanted to stay in California in the general vicinity of home for another 2 weeks. I looked for everything from Acupuncture to Occupational Medicine to Sports Medicine to Family Medicine to Nutrition to Physical Therapy …

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