After a long break, back to the fire! From the get-go, this semester doesn’t seem as bad as MS1. Physiology and Neruoanatomy are straight forward. They seem to be concept courses, rather than straight up memorization (looking at you, MS1). My Personal recommendation for books: Thieme: Fundamentals of Medical Physiology Sinauer: Neuroanatomy through clinical cases […]Read more "Back on the saddle again! (MS2)"
Ahhhhh, sitting by the beach, enjoying a beer, life is good…. for about a week…. Vacations are amazing, unfortunately, you have chosen the path of medicine. Do you remember when you would end spring semester in high school and start back up in the fall, and completely forget everything? The effect doesn’t go away. Studying […]Read more "It’s a trap! (Vacation time)"
Ahhhh…. medicine. A magical place that turns 24 hours into 1-3 hours of usable time. Studying is the name of the game, but sadly I’ve seen too many neglect their mental/physical health. So here’s some tips for those coming in, or those having some troubles adjusting to this hectic life. 1. Work out and/or diet […]Read more "A healthy lifestyle (or lack thereof) in medical school!"
Medical school, a place where I believed textbooks would be vastly improved as opposed to some undergraduate versions. Boy… was I wrong. Just like any good first semester student, I rushed to buy the books on the “recommended” book list. They weren’t cheap, but I thought they would get the job done. After a few […]Read more "Textbooks: so many, yet so low quality…"
Yet another sleepless night passes, my mind full of worry about the incoming exams…. Already, it seems we’re off to a rocky start, but do not fret! I swear this will get interesting as soon as I get my act together. For starters, I’m currently an MS1 student at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara. I have […]Read more "The journey begins…."