2017: A SEASON OF PAUSE

2017: A SEASON OF PAUSE

As I looked back to what has been this year, I felt like it wasn’t much. No big life events such as passing the Physician Licensure Exam in 2016 or medical school graduation in 2015. But as I look through my 2017 planner, there are actually a lot of little things that make this year [...]

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The Millennial Medical Student

The Millennial Medical Student

Neil Howe and William Strauss were credited for first coining the term, millennial. They defined the Millennial cohort as consisting of individuals between 1982 and 2004. Although there are different proposed dates from different sources. The earliest is 1976 and the latest is 2004. It is said that the millennials is the most misunderstood generation. [...]

After Medical School

After Medical School

To medical students: Ever wonder what lies beyond weekly exams? This is for the uninformed us. The naked reality of what lies beyond class. 

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 [...]

We Should Be Like Dobby, The Free Elf

We Should Be Like Dobby, The Free Elf

"That means you must not give sin a vote in the way you conduct your lives. Don’t give it the time of day. Don’t even run little errands that are connected with that old way of life. Throw yourselves wholeheartedly and full-time—remember, you’ve been raised from the dead!—into God’s way of doing things. Sin can’t [...]

“Ni Hao! Welcome home, darling” – Taipei

“Ni Hao! Welcome home, darling” – Taipei

TAIPEI. I never really dreamed of visiting this relatively unpopular Asian City. But I am somehow thankful for my impulsivity in buying ticket sales that I discovered myself speechless from the quiet beauty of this humble country. Unlike the more popular destinations, I have little knowledge of what to expect from this travel. I was [...]

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 [...]