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Trust, submissiveness, and ingrained hierarchies: more adventures in feeling cervices

The patient lay back, anxious, her feet in the stirrups as we crowded into the examination room. Looking at her, I told the doctor “no, it’s ok,” meaning, I didn’t need to do a pelvic exam on her. 300 more words

Uncertainty in life

This is where my life is right now:

I have no job.

I am not in school currently.

I sit at my desk and write on this blog. 182 more words

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Anatomy of a Mistake

So, I failed my final exams.

Specifically, just my Medical PACES. Yesterday, I had the academic feedback meeting I mentioned before. A very kind, very Scottish tutor went through the marksheets for the different stations and carefully dissected the pathology in my performance. 408 more words

The Last Day (Kind of...)

Thursday is supposed to be my last day of Medical School.  However, we needed to hand in our final rotation evaluations by today so after my preceptor filled it in, she basically told me to take the rest of the week off.   327 more words

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Third Year: A Survival Guide: In memes

Third year of medical school is a different beast from anything you’ve had before. You’re going from studying the basic sciences in a laboratory to functioning as a part of a healthcare team. 742 more words


UCL Medical School is the place to be!

It is widely acknowledged by both our students and staff that UCL Medical School (UCLMS) is a great place to study, work and develop.  You may think that we are biased, however, the main four University League Tables for 2014 also agree. 126 more words

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NOM Week!

This week is NOM Week. What is NOM Week you ask? Well it’s not a week long food festival like I had previously thought (nom..). NOM stands for National Osteopathic Medicine and NOM Week runs from April 13-19th. 135 more words

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