Emotion & Mental Health

Healthy Stress Management Options for Medical Students

Healthy Stress Management Options for Medical Students Alternatives to Self-Medicating Photo via Pixabay by Masimba Tinashe Madondo Pursuing a career in medicine is one of the most mentally challenging endeavors a young person can attempt.  The path, though rewarding, is a long, arduous journey.  The increased workload and influx of information can trigger more stress…

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How to Set Up Your Own Medical School Rotations

How to Schedule Medical School Clinical Rotations UPDATE: as of 2021, our sister organization, FindARotation, is now available! You can search available rotations, schedule them instantly, and refer friends for great rewards. SIGN UP for your free account now! We previously discussed warnings for Using Medical Rotation Agencies, but what are your other options? Well, especially…

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Using Medical Rotation (third party) Agencies for Externships

Using Medical Rotation Agencies for Clinical Rotations/Externship Experience UPDATE: as of 2021, our sister organization, FindARotation, is now available! You can search available rotations, schedule them instantly, and refer friends for great rewards. SIGN UP for your free account now! If you attend most U.S. medical schools, this is probably a topic you will never…

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Coping with Personal Loss During Medical School: A Personal Experience

Nobody wants to fail. This concern is even stronger for those finally aspiring to their dream of a very selective and expensive profession. Anyone can search the medical student forums and receive an overwhelming amount of useless recommendations that worked well for someone else…not mean they know the first thing about how YOU learn

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