25 Things To Do Before You Turn 25 →
As I begin my 25th year on this earth, I’m glad I came across this cute little list. I know this will probably be a transformative year professionally (apologies for using a douchey adjective like “transformative,” but getting used to 12-hour work days is making me less articulate haha), but I’m also hoping I can work on a few of these numbers over the next 365 days. I may...
During the nineteenth century, for instance, most American leaders believed in a...– Atul Gawande, in The New Yorker today. Read here.
they weren’t kidding about throwing us into the third year. yesterday was the first day of our “transition to clerkship” orientation week, and it was a 12-hour doozy. intimidating pep talks from the dean and other higher-ups in the medical school. doing the MS3 version of trust falls and starting IVs on each other. learning how to scrub and gown in the OR (it’s trickier...
NYT: Oregon study shows benefits, and price, for... →
“The [Oregon Health Study] put to rest two incorrect arguments that persisted because of an absence of evidence,” said Katherine Baicker, a Harvard economist who worked on the study… “The first is that Medicaid doesn’t do anything for people, because it’s bad insurance or because the uninsured have other ways of getting care,” Ms. Baicker said. “The second is that Medicaid coverage saves...
Step 1 and DONE.
it feels so, so good. that was probably the hardest test i’ve ever taken, and the hardest i’ve ever studied for anything. i’m so zen and happy to be done that i didn’t even care that i left my lights on at bikram and killed my car battery, haha. i’m over it- i’m done. i’m not gonna lie, the past month was a doozy. as a medical student i think...