THE 4 “DONT’S” TO LOVE YOUR WORK

THE 4 “DONT’S” TO LOVE YOUR WORK

Do you ever go home after work and say to yourself, “I am super thankful that I get to do this everyday.”? I mean regardless if you have a busy toxic day at work, or if it was just pretty laid back. Regardless, if you've encountered difficult people or you’ve spent majority of the day [...]

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 [...]

Winning In Medicine

Winning In Medicine

At the slopes, I saw the importance of taking up courage and holding on to faith....

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.