One resident's simple approach to learning, teaching and caring

Med School Hacks

Med School Hacks

As the school year starts up again I am excited to welcome new faces to the #qmed family and help new clerks dive into the waters of clinical medicine! The next week (for first years) and next month (for new clerks) of orientation won’t feel long enough, but it is! You will be awesome. I’veContinue Reading

Words.

Words.

It has been a year since I have written anything on Manu et Corde. It has been quite a year. The privilege I have experienced and joy I have found in caring for patients is beyond anything I expected when I started PGY1. The life circumstances that I have bore witness to and become a character inContinue Reading

Your Medical School Narrative.

Your Medical School Narrative.

Four short years ago I nervously met a soon-to-be classmate for the first time. It felt like a blind date. We had met on Facebook, through our class group and we were both anxiously awaiting the next day, our first day of medical school orientation. I recall the evening started with half sputtered, nervous conversationContinue Reading

Discovering teaching by learning.

Discovering teaching by learning.

Over the next months and years Manu et Corde is going to shift to a focus on residents as teachers. As the newest member of the resident team, I am doing more learning than teaching so I thought I’d start by documenting a few things that teachers (more senior residents and attendings) have done duringContinue Reading

Thank You.

Thank You.

This will be my last post as a medical student. As I prepare to walk across the stage this afternoon to receive my medical degree, I find myself overwhelmed by gratitude. I am indebted to my family, my mentors, my teachers, my patients, my peers, my online community of colleagues, my friends, and all ofContinue Reading