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Reflecting One Year Into Clinical Rotations

The last year of clinics have been full of successes and failures. I’ve helped patients and learned a lot, but I’ve also come up short when it mattered most. One year ago, I wrote a summary of my goals as a clinical medical student, and in retrospect, I feel that I’ve …

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First Week of Clinics

I had to wait till Sunday to write this post. Why? Because the first week of clinics included being “on-call” on Saturday for my internal medicine team. This really is different from the basic science curriculum. 😯

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RK – The Clinical Student

Its been said that the didactic portion (basic sciences) of medical school is more about “book smarts” while the clinical portion utilizes one’s “street smarts.” Among the latter is an astute mastery of dealing with people – patients, fellow medical students, nurses, residents, attending physicians, etc. I know I’m not going …

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