Rice/Baylor Merger Update

Last Thursday, interim president Dr. William T. Butler had a town hall format conference where he addressed several concerns put forth by Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) students, namely the following: What's the status of...

End of Block 1

Today was my first exam in medical school. Wow. And it's finally over! Here's how the exam was broken down for you curious Internet goers. 8:30 to 11:30 AM - 125 multiple choice questions with...

Block 1 Exam Preparation

I've ventured beyond the realm of sanity and experienced what studying excessive amounts of biological information can do to an individual. With the block 1 exam only two days away, I'm wrapping up my...

Block 1 Studying

One of the great things about commuting from home is having the same studying environment I've had for years. Though I tend to be a student who rarely puts forth a genuine effort to...

Typical Schedule of a First Year Medical Student (MS1)

I've had several readers inquire about what a normal first year medical student's schedule looks like. Though this varies from institution to institution, here's the breakdown of my first block (six weeks) at Baylor...

Thigh Dissection

After finishing the upper extremity, I was starting to feel pretty good! With all the muscles, bones, nerves, arteries, etc. that we've studied... how much more could really be left? As a rule of...

Hand Dissection

The next time you move your hand, keep in mind that there are more muscles and ligaments and tendons and vessels involved than... well... I know at the moment. 😉 It's amazing! For a...

My First Stethoscope

I ordered my stethoscope from Stethoscope.com on July 6th, and it finally got delivered this evening. I now have my first official "doctor tool." I'm just a bit discouraged that I won't be using...

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