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Shadowing a Podiatrists: 101

by Isana Fils-Aime and Bianca Karmaker.

Shadowing can be a great tool to not only increase your clinical exposure but to also gain insight into a podiatrist’s professional life. 2,031 more words


Community Service: Project SHINE

by Vannhi Huynh.

What is your most meaningful community service experience or clinical experience to date?

During my undergraduate years at Temple University, I participated in various tutoring programs for underprivileged populations. 346 more words

Creative Writing

Advice to 1st years: Staying Motivated

by Phi Huynh.

How do you keep yourself motivated during medical school during tough times? What advice would you give to an entering 1st-year podiatry student? 285 more words

1st Year

Surviving the first year: Self-care tips for new parents

Most of us are quite busy in our day to day lives – we have our routines, our interests, and our responsibilities. While parenting is an exciting, challenging and rewarding adventure, it can be easy for new parents’ own needs to take a backseat as life with a little one begins. 386 more words


A Role for Selfishness in a Selfless Profession

by Hans Humrick.

When you graduate high school with a 2.4 cumulative GPA, the odds of achieving any level of ‘success’ are not in your favor. 701 more words


The Small Changes

It’s been officially five months for me at site and almost eight months in Costa Rica. I feel like a broken record marveling at how fast this experience is going, but I cannot believe how fast this is all going! 1,248 more words

Peace Corps

Podiatry Medical School - Imposter Syndrome...

by Diksha.

My heart pounds as I open up our digital academic tool,  to view my physiology grades…

not only was it 10% lower than the average, but an incredible 20% lower than my grades from the previous semester. 684 more words