How You Can Choose The Perfect Residency Program: For New Board Passers and Forever Confused

How You Can Choose The Perfect Residency Program: For New Board Passers and Forever Confused

Exam results are finally out! Congratulations new colleagues! What a saga it has been! But before you can even savor the sweet success of your long years of hard work, the next chapter is looming in. And for some of us the most secretly dreaded questions are: “Ano na isspecialize mo? (What field would you [...]

Why Young Doctors Should Give Moonlighting A Try: 7 Curious Discoveries

Why Young Doctors Should Give Moonlighting A Try: 7 Curious Discoveries

To take things slower, or to take a slightly different path doesn’t mean you’ve settled for less. It only means you are brave enough to be non-conventional. And its those who choose to be different that make a mark. But to stand out you have to be the best you could be and it is [...]

Doctors and Patients: Victims of Circumstance

Here’s my take on the recent issue of doctor shaming. Much has been said and it has gotten tiresome. I don’t think I have to explain myself or my profession or my colleagues for being human and making our weaknesses slip. No one has to explain their right for basic needs or for respect or [...]

Why Patients Hate Some Doctors?

Why Patients Hate Some Doctors?

I disliked my attending physicians because they made me feel I am a nuisance. I was offended by their attitude....Medicine is not a half-hearted calling.

Why We Do What We Do: Medicine Board Operations

Why We Do What We Do: Medicine Board Operations

Practicing a new tradition, medicine board ops, is synonymous to breaking the culture of hierarchy in the medical field. I don’t exactly know how it started. But one thing I know, the practice is bringing everyone together. Though we may have individual differences we have one common selfless desire – to serve. There’s not much [...]

13 Reasons Why (You Should Take Up Medicine)

I believe I have read enough posts doing social media rounds highlighting the difficulties of medical school and training coming up with the conclusion that you shouldn't repeat the mistake we had of choosing this career. More than enough has been said on that. So this time let me tell you differently. Let me share [...]