How Do I… Make Sure Social Media Doesn’t Hurt My Chances of Getting into Med School?
- Make all accounts private
- Keep pictures, statuses, and comments clean
- Approve tags and check-ins from friends
- Always sign out of a public or shared computer
- Never share your password
Match Day: When Did I Become A Doctor?
Here’s a nice blogpost by a 4th year medical student at Albert Einstein college of Medicine..
Match Day is just three days away, and I find myself wondering—“When did I become a fourth-year?” I can’t believe it’s already here.
What I’ve sensed in my fellow classmates, and in myself, is a feeling of suspension—as if we are suspended in midair, waiting to learn where we’ll spend the next few years of our lives as residents for an arguably even more intense and formative experience. Continue..
Hey Look! More videos from March Day
AAMC begins youtube playlist for Match Day 2014….Check it out…
Tell your friends to tell their friends to send in videos. A little booster/motivation to all you pre-meds out there (and that includes me, haha)
WOMEN in MEDICINE: Columbia University
The women listed here are just a few of the many Columbia women who have contributed to health care advances throughout history.
Hattie Elizabeth Alexander, MD, pediatrician and microbiologist who developed an anti-influenza serum that reduced the mortality rate for fatal meningitis in infants and children to 20 percent
Dorothy Andersen, MD, physician who identified cystic fibrosis and helped create a test to diagnose it
Virginia Apgar, MD, developer of Apgar score to assess newborns
Suzanne Bakken, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Alumni Professor of the School of Nursing, professor of biomedical informatics, and a pioneer in nursing informatics who now has international renown
Barbara Barlow, MD, leader in injury prevention and first woman to receive a CDC Foundation Hero Award
Mary Bassett MD, New York City health commissioner and Mailman School of Public Health faculty member
Patricia Bath, MD, resident at Harlem Hospital and Columbia fellow who persuaded Columbia professors to operate on blind patients at Harlem Hospital Center—which had not previously offered eye surgery—at no cost, leading to the first major eye operation at Harlem Hospital in 1970