When I started medical school over four and a half years ago (I took a research year), I knew that primary care was my passion. I actually had a dream beyond medicine to be a liaison of sorts between the ivory tower of medicine and the community. Once I stepped onto the scene of my medical school, things started to change. My goals stayed the same, but I started to ...

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The third and fourth year of medical school are ridiculously difficult, but not for the reasons you think. Culture matters. Everyone and every specialty is distinct and it's on you to effortlessly navigate all of the people and their respective idiosyncrasies. Although people are all individuals, each specialty seems to have their own overarching spirit. For example: surgery. Surgeons do not respond well to the bleeding heart types. Instead of complaining on ...

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