Medicine is weird in the sense that everything you learn is easily applicable to real life. Particularly with the modern day focus on ‘lifestyle’ diseases, a lot of what we learn is about how to advise others on living healthily and safely. This can put medical professionals themselves under a lot of pressure. After all, how can we preach to others about the ‘right’ way to live, if we do not abide by those rules ourselves?
One thing that has become increasingly evident, in my time in medical school, is that I cannot survive this career if I continue to view myself as a self-sufficient island…
This Monday I start my final year of medicine. My last year of SIX. At the beginning of each year I like to set aside some time to think about my goals for the months ahead, and this is all the more important as I enter the final stage of my education. Firstly, my focus…… Continue reading Promises To Myself, For My Final Year Of Medicine
So, as many of you may know, I’m in the middle of my exams, hence my noticeable absence from social media and my blog. One of the parts I’ve really struggled with, is motivation. I’m in my fifth year now, and though I’m near the end of my degree, I often feel a little like…… Continue reading Staying Motivated, When You Feel Like You’re Falling Behind
Hi Guys, This video is collection of a few of the questions that I get asked regularly, about being a medical student, at the University of Cambridge. I thought it would be more efficient to answer them in one go, instead of sending the same reply individually. Hopefully this is useful, if there are any…… Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions!
In this video, I take you around my favorite places in Cambridge; the places I go to when I want to wind down, and forget about all of the work I have to do! St John’s College: This is the college I am at! I’ve never quite gotten over how beautiful it is, and I’ve…… Continue reading My Favourite Places In Cambridge
Hi Guys! This video is about hings I wish I’d known before I started University. The fact that I’m at medical school, puts a bit of a unique spin on it. Hopefully this gives those of you thinking about applying to medical school, some idea of what it’s like here!