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The Importance of Sleep for Medical Students

By |2019-11-15T12:50:31-05:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , , |

The Importance of Sleep for Medical Students It’s no secret that students are victim to sleep deprivation, and that couldn’t be truer for medical students. From years of medical school, and all-nighters before a big exam, to long rotation schedules– it’s easy to get caught up in a sleepless cycle.  Admittedly, many medical professionals condition students to accept sleeplessness as a way of life in their career, as 80-hour weeks are not unusual but can be expected during your residency. After all, sleep is a luxury that hardworking professionals can never afford, right? Wrong. In fact, research often supports the idea that more sleep can lead to more success and better [...]

How to Fight Fatigue While Attending Medical School

By |2019-08-12T16:35:29-04:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , |

A medical student’s life involves taking long hard courses and experiencing new things every day. At the end of each day, you’re expected to take in a bulk of information. We have tips for you to avoid suffering from fatigue. There’s also pressure to prove that you’ll make a really good doctor. All this can leave you drained. With all that going on in your life, it’s possible to end up thinking of everything else. You may forget about taking care of yourself while attending medical school. Photo by Marcelo Chagas from Pexels Fight Fatigue: Make Yourself Your #1 Priority While this is common and normal, you have to learn how [...]

Surviving Med School: 10 Diet Tips for Busy Medical Students – Part 2

By |2019-04-16T18:36:09-04:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , |

Health & Wellness Tips for Busy Med School Students This is a 2-part series. Please click the link below to read part 1. Read Part 1 Surviving Med School: 10 Diet Tips for Busy Medical Students - Part 2. Photo by Trang Doan from Pexels Surviving Med School: 10 Diet Tips for Busy Medical Students - Part 2 6. Be Wary of Caffeine and Sugar Caffeinated and sugary beverages are the go-to for people suffering from lack of sleep and tight schedules. However, while these beverages may not be all that filling, they sure can add to your weight gain. They can also have detrimental effects on your overall health [...]

Surviving Med School: 10 Diet Tips for Busy Medical Students – Part 1

By |2019-04-16T18:37:57-04:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , |

With long hours and inconsistent schedules, it’s no wonder med students have poor eating habits and constantly skip meals. Without proper diet, health and wellness decline dramatically. If you're looking for ways to eat better, we have 10 diet tips for busy medical students that are true recipes for success. Surviving Med School: 10 Diet Tips for Busy Medical Students. Photo by Elle Hughes from Pexels 10 Healthy Diet Tips for Busy Medical Students We've compiled these 10 health and wellness diet tips for busy medical students to help you on your journey of becoming a doctor. Follow them closely to keep yourself fit now and throughout your future medical career. [...]

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