The First Aid series for the USMLE preparation is a valuable study tool for anybody wanting to score well on the USMLE exams.  The 2011 edition of the First Aid for the USMLE Step I contains high yield subjects including embryology, microbiology, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, neurology, and much much more.  This book also […]

As I am nearing the end of my journey through medical school I have been more and more worried about paying back my loans.  At the time of application I was just excited to be given the opportunity to study medicine even though growing up I never wanted to be a doctor.  After finishing a […]

If you are an international medical student, i.e. one who’s not studying at a Canadian university, then don’t even bother applying for a medical elective at the University of Western Ontario.  I sent in my application near the beginning of 2010 along with the hefty fee of $500 CAD for a 4-week elective.  When applying […]