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  • Baptism by Formaldehyde

    October 9, 2019 by

    I cannot even count how many times I have begun a new post, only to panic halfway through about losing too much studying time. We just had our first final exam last Friday, and it was pretty much every bit as hectic and stressful as I anticipated. On Monday this week, we jumped right back… Read more

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  • The Art of Finding Balance

    September 17, 2019 by

    Since the last two weeks have been all about metabolism, it seems like a fitting time to reflect on balance, in general. We’ve spent the last two days studying the alternating pathways of protein synthesis and degradation–and what a complex and important pathway it is! I’d love to explain that beautiful pathway–honest-to-God, it’s a daily… Read more

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  • Fact: Medical School is Hard

    September 9, 2019 by

    I am still amazed every day by the sheer volume that we are learning. It’s week five. (But technically week four AND five, since the three missed days from the hurricane have been rolled into this week.) After covering 40 or so genetic conditions, including their symptoms, laboratory and clinical diagnostic techniques, common biological causes,… Read more

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