A Valentine's Day Match “Never above you. Never below you. Always beside you." – Walter Winchell Organic Match. We, at MedSmarter, are passionate about matching students to high USMLE exam scores and opportunities that enhance their education. Our hearts fill (we don't mean Cardiac Tamponade) with joy to see our students succeed. Match-day is one of the most critical and stressful days in the career of a medical student, but some types of "matches" happen organically and outside the spectrum of medical school. In this blog post, we spotlight matching of the hearts with student doctors Gina Grewal and Amar Deol. Having someone you trust. Matching into [...]
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What does it mean to Serve? “One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” - Malala Yousafzi, Nobel Prize Winner Small changes can make a big difference. A teacher is a person who helps others to acquire knowledge, competencies or values. To do so, one must be so fluid that they leave their ego at the door, and look to see what is best for the individual(s) they are helping. In medicine a physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practices medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, [...]
The Power of Hope. I had taken the USMLE Step 2 CK exam and failed it twice, which ultimately left me feeling depressed. Failing this exam for the second time was difficult to deal with - It was a feeling that can be best described as being in despair. I felt like I was in a deep pit and when I looked up I could see the light, but I had no idea how I was going to get out. This added to the negativity I was already dealing with in my personal life. If I was going to overcome this I knew I would have to use a multi-systemic approach. [...]