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Last Day of Block 7a

In retrospect, yesterday was one of the longest days I've had this year. I slept a total of fifteen minutes the night before trying to cram as many last-minute details as possible for the...

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Baylor Med has been under a lot of fire regarding numbers over the last year. What's the financial situation? What's wrong with the ranks? Quite frankly, last year's applicants were rightfully concerned about these...

Last Day As An MS1

Nearly eleven months after beginning orientation at Baylor Med, I'm proud to say that I've lived to see my last day of classes as a first year medical student (MS-1). This afternoon, we had...

OSCE Exam

As part of our training, every health science student has to complete the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) to assess our clinical competency by performing physical exams, neurological exams, taking histories, and presenting cases. Earlier...

End of Block 4

This past exam week has been a marathon of sleepless nights culminating in a full session of "12 hours" from Wednesday night into Thursday morning. After the block party last night, I had been...

Structure Function – The More, The Less – God and Man

The human body is a beautiful thing. Why? Because of how effectively and reliably it establishes homeostasis in an environment which is in constant flux. Most of us take our inner workings for granted,...

End of Foundations

It feels like just yesterday when I was at orientation with my PRN group in July. Now we're already 1/3rd done with all of our pre-clinicals and staring down block 4 (head/neck, immunology, pathology)...

First Standardized Patient

Tuesday afternoon, I had my first encounter with a standardized patient (SP) as part of the PPS I HX/PE exam. I was responsible for taking the patient's complete history and vital signs as well...

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