Finals Recharge Giveaway: $50 Giftcards!

Finals week is upon us and if you are like me you are drained & seeking motivation. Well @MelaninMD & Daily Medicine Blog have the answer to your troubles: up to $50 in Giftcards to your pick of Starbucks or Amazon.com! All you have to do it tweet, follow, or like our social media to enter. The best part is: the more engaged you are … Continue reading Finals Recharge Giveaway: $50 Giftcards!

National Osteopathic Medicine Week (NOM Week!)

Some pictures, information, & links are used with the permission of the American Osteopathic Association in honor of this year’s National Osteopathic Week:   If you did not know, April 17th marked the start of the 2016 National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week! From now until April 23rd, spread the word and tell everyone why you are proud to be a D.O. medical student or physician!   Participate in NOM Week … Continue reading National Osteopathic Medicine Week (NOM Week!)

#MCM: Christel of Wake Forest SOM

Today for #MCM we have a Wake Forest School of Medicine medical student who is about to complete his first year of medical school! Christel blogs at http://blackmanmd.com & is one of only about 550 first year Black males  that enrolled this year in US medical schools. Take a look into his incredible journey into medicine:   Who are you to the world? My name is Christel Wekon-Kemeni … Continue reading #MCM: Christel of Wake Forest SOM

The Pre-med Journey to UNC Chapel Hill SOM

Today for Medical Student Sunday we have a newly accepted pre-medical student who has gotten into her dream school! Not only have I seen her grow over the years but I know any school would be lucky to have her in their class. Everyone needs to hear Jasmine’s story that starts in Nepal & ends in Chapel Hill:   Who are you to the world?  … Continue reading The Pre-med Journey to UNC Chapel Hill SOM

SNMA AMEC 2016: Day 1 in Austin 

I am so excited to finally be in Austin, TX for the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC)! If you have any good food or shopping recommendations comment below. Here are 4 highlights thus far: 1. Navigating Austin Airport  When I got to Austin it was 10pm so I was a little nervous about transportation  options. Take a Super Shuttle. It … Continue reading SNMA AMEC 2016: Day 1 in Austin 

Medical School In Europe: Sam Valles’s Story

Have you ever wondered what it is like to go to medical school in Europe? Well Sam Valles knows all too well. She was raised in Sweden but went to medical school for four years in the UK! Even more amazing, she is not only going to be an MD doctor but also is receiving her PhD. Check out her unique medical school story for … Continue reading Medical School In Europe: Sam Valles’s Story

Going the Distance: Tips on Long Distance Relationships in Medical School

Have you every wondered what it would be like to fall in love with a fellow classmate? What if you were already married before medical school – how did you handle the balance between a relationship and medical school? Continue reading Going the Distance: Tips on Long Distance Relationships in Medical School