Interview Season Tips #2: Mini Multiple Interviews! 

Interview Season Tips #2: Mini Multiple Interviews! 

More medical schools are using the MMI model vs traditional interviewing for various reasons: they test how you operate in a (relatively) stressful environment, how you think overall, and how well you work with others. The MMI can be set up in many different ways, but they typically involve you having a limited amount of […]

Interview Season Tips! 

Interview Season Tips! 

As an active member of my medical school’s admissions committee, I wanted to take the time to provide some (periodic interview tips to help build preparedness, confidence, and hopefully acceptance! Tip #1: Traveling What might seem simple can easily become complex. When traveling for an interview, ensure that you’re as prepared as possible. Create and […]

Medicine and the Humanities

Medicine and the Humanities

How would you like to increase your levels of wisdom, empathy, self-efficacy, emotional appraisal, and spatial skills while decreasing your intolerance of ambiguity, physical fatigue, emotional exhaustion, and cognitive weariness? Who wouldn’t want to play this game, right? According to a 2018 study, exposure to humanities such as literature, music, theater, and visual arts provides […]

Who is on your team?

Who is on your team?

Any person who sets out to accomplish a challenge knows that having the right support system is critical to success. Therefore, it should not be surprising that preparing for a career in the health professions similarly requires the right support. The Diverse Medicine Recruitment Center is one (excellent) tool for online guidance, support, and mentoring. […]