Saving time by studying smarter is essential to a physician’s life. Here we discuss four tips to study smarter by utilizing active learning, optimizing your learning environment, obtaining high-yield information and maximizing your memorization capacity.
Schedules aren’t restrictive. Instead, I’d argue that they are a key ingredient in living the life you want to live. Rather than being swayed by emotional impulses, you can plan and execute the day you want. Here we dive into 7 steps in sticking to your schedule, to live more productively & with more enjoyment.
An exceedingly hot topic in the medical community today is Healthcare Reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare). These are complicated topics that can be difficult to understand. Here we break down the key points that you need to understand for your medical school interviews.
One of the beauties of medical school is the great breadth of learning. With so many possible fields, how does one choose their residency specialty? In this post Dr. Petey Kass, third-year psychiatry resident at UC San Francisco, provides his advice on how to navigate this difficult process.
Congrats on your acceptance to medical school! This is quite the achievement, but many challenges still lay ahead. In this post I explain the life hacks and study strategies that will facilitate a smooth and successful transition to being a medical student and future doctor.
Medicine offers a broad range of experiences that bring both joy and sorrow. Being a physician is a tremendously unique opportunity to share these experiences with your patients. In this post, I give you an inside look into some of the life and death encounters of the ICU.
Meditation and mindfulness are often cited as being key players in the success of high profile executives. However, the benefits of regular mindfulness meditation practice are far reaching and are highly beneficial to students as well. Your grades will improve by meditating. Seriously.