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Is Refinancing Medical School Loans A Good Idea? (Adobe Stock)

Is Refinancing Medical School Loans A Good Idea?

Refinancing student loans may reduce monthly payments the amount of interest you pay over the life of the loan, but it isn't the right option for everyone.
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Innovative Collaboration Can Make Medical School Better

We need to bring together medical school educators, medical students, business, technology, marketing experts, and, of course, patients to explore new ideas for creating an individualized and compelling medical school education experience.
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The Dead is More Than a Corpse: Reminiscences of Anatomy Lab

A first year medical student describes her anatomy lab and how she grew to appreciate the corpse she worked on as a gift.
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Leveraging E-Learning for Med Students’ Mental Health

Providing students with solutions to improve their psychological well-being equips them to learn material at their own pace and in their preferred learning environment.
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Just Go With It: My First Patient Interview

A first-year medical student discovers the best way to interview a patient is to abandon preconceived questions and just go with it.
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My First Patient, My First Death

A young medical student tells a story of her first patient and her experience in witnessing her death.
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My Doctor Diagnosed Me With Thin White Female Syndrome

When a medical student developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life, her doctor diagnosed Thin White Female Syndrome and gave her Ativan. Was this good medicine?
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Blues Taught Me to Listen—Often What Patients Need Most

A dying blues man teaches a med student that a patient's appearance and first impression only scratch the surface of what lies within.
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Residency Destroying Your Fitness? Here’s What You Can Do

Residency is a time where you are at risk for establishing a lot of unhealthy habits. Don't let that happen to you. Here are tips for staying healthy and fit.
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The Privilege of Being a Third-Year Medical Student

We are the lucky ones, we were told, as third-year medical students we have the time to really get to know our patients as people. It turns out to be true.
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Learning to Be a Doctor: Dissecting a Human Body

After being asked if donors gifting their bodies was in vain now that there are digital alternatives, a medical student learns the real value of the anatomy lab.
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Coaching Doctors? First, Show Them the Evidence

Successful leadership coaching of physicians may require that they understand the theory and research underpinning the field of coaching first.