Monthly Archives: March 2011

Match Day

The day that every medical student painfully waits for. The day our futures are set irreversibly down a path we cannot deter from. The day that we breathe a sigh of relief because we have a job.  The day we cry tears of joy or disbelief or disappointment based on the city where we end […]

Is it worth it?

Last week was wonderful only in the sense that our whole class got together for a week of lectures. Since we’re all spread out over different hospitals and clinics at any given time during 3rd and 4th year of medical school, we don’t often come together. The week was entitled “Transition to Residency” and consisted […]

Body Language

I had the pleasure of recently meeting a well-known and respected physician from Stanford, who is also a writer, having written books such as Cutting for Stone and The Tennis Partner. He came to Eugene Oregon to give a lecture to local physicians entitled “The Physical Exam in A Technological Age,” and several hours prior […]