Hi all! This post will be a bore to those not in med school, but I wanted to mind dump strategies for the first two years of med school before I forget everything that I did. If you are in medical school or wanting to apply, read on! This advice is most relevant to my … More Hindsight is 20/20: Studying MS1 MS2 Year
Hi everyone! I can’t believe I am typing this, but I am halfway done with medical school. We had our last class exams and second year shelf exams this past week. I just started studying for my board exam (USMLE, “Step 1”) yesterday and will be doing that for the next 6 weeks. The USMLE … More FitMD mini update + new insta
Hi all, long time no see! As many of you know, I have a bit of an obsession with diet, fiber, and colon and digestive health. Over the years, I have come up with some hypotheses on the importance of diet and fiber in various conditions and new research is starting to crop up validating … More Perhaps fiber should be our central diet focus
I had heard so much about it, my expectations were pretty high. I was was excited, but also nervous and a bit intimidated. It wasn’t really my scene and I was sure I’d stick out like a sore thumb. It had taken ages to get there and of course there was a line to get in. … More The abyss
wan·der·lust ˈwändərˌləst/ noun a strong desire to travel. “a man consumed by wanderlust” There are people who like to travel, and then there are the “wanderlusters.” Their love of travel can appear compulsive, even obsessive. They find any excuse to flee the country and maximize vacation and work trips to spend more time away from home. … More The longest trip
Hey strangers. I am a month into medical school already and I can’t understand where time went. Some days are gone before I can even catch a full breath! My university has been really good (and unique) in that I have already spent a few days in a hospital, gone on rounds, learned how to … More We need a nutrition in medical education revolution.
Congratulations! If you are reading this post, you are probably about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, or are considering it. First piece of advice: Do it. If you have saved the money and can take the time, a round the world trip is something you will never regret. What you will learn … More Budgeting for a Round the World trip