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3 Highly Effective Study Habits

3 Highly Effective Study Habits

Students confront many issues in their lives, and because of all of the challenges you deal everyday, it’s very difficult to concentrate on studying. And yet if you are in school, you have to do at least a little studying in order to grow from year to year. The gold to effective studying it’s not in studying longer, but studying wiser. You can start studying wiser and smarter with these 3 proven a... »

Which medical specialty is considered the most cerebral by other doctors? Why?

Which medical specialty is considered the most cerebral by other doctors? Why?

The question was asked on Quora byand answered by Liang-Hai Sie It Would Depend on the Specialty of the Doctor Doing the Considering. There is an old joke which goes like this: A GP doesn’t know anything and can’t do anything. A Physician knows everything but can’t do anything. A Surgeon doesn’t know anything but can do anything. And lastly: The Pathologist is always right,... »

Why are lab coats and physician coats white colored?

Why are lab coats and physician coats white colored?

The white coat gives a specific emotional response from patients. Traditionally, they were beige, but white is synonymous with innocence, being trustworthy, cleanliness and life. In the past, doctors wore their street clothes most often or black, reflecting the mortality and frequent deaths seen in their chosen profession. Today, the coats lend an air of professionalism and evoke feelings of a doc... »

Average salaries for physicians depending on their specialty

Average salaries for physicians depending on their specialty

According to the American medical group association “AMGA” report in 2006 this is a list of average salaries for physicians in USA. This list may help you if you are medical student or young doctor so you can choose the most suitable specialty for your capabilities and needs. Orthopedic Surgery – Spine : $688,503 Orthopedic Surgery – Joint Replacement : $605,953 Neurological Surgery : ... »

7 Trending Medical YouTube Channels to Help You Study

7 Trending Medical YouTube Channels to Help You Study

This question was posted on Quora by Nayeem Talukder Videos in medical fields have always been a huge value for medical education , either it was for pre-graduate medical student or for ongoingcontinuous medical educations , there are many of medical videos at YouTube mainly submitted by users randomly to their accounts , but there are many medical channels which are broadcasting medical videos , ... »

What’s it like to perform surgery for the very first time?

What’s it like to perform surgery for the very first time?

Sure you’ll know what you’re doing and had plenty of practice on things that aren’t people. Sure you’ve watched others doing it. But what’s it like the very first time you cut somebody open to make them healthy? Is there extra fear of messing it up? Were you fairly confident? (This question was originally posted on Quora, and below is a selection of the best relevant ... »

150+ Free Pages of Mnemonics in All Medical Branches!

150+ Free Pages of Mnemonics in All Medical Branches!

While browsing on the web searching for mnemonics, we found a nice PDF with 100+ pages including mnemonics in “Anatomy – Biochemistry – Cardiology – Dermatology – Embryology – Emergency Medicine – ENT – Epidemiology – GIT – Genetics – Histology – Immunology – Family Medicine – Internal Medicine – Physical Exa... »

How many hours do medical students study daily?

How many hours do medical students study daily?

Time is of the essence. Also, you should be careful with taking advice from people who have always done well. Correlation =/ causation. Take care that some people are simply better at memorizing/learning or using more time than you (including prior knowledge), but using less-than-optimal strategies. You should actively test and track your strategies including their efficiency. The first thing is y... »

Why do I feel sleepy when I start studying? What can I do?

Why do I feel sleepy when I start studying? What can I do?

This question was originally posted on Quora. Answer 1 by: Alaka Halder, Princeton University ’15 A2A. Studying for the SAT wasn’t my favourite task in the world either, so I’ll share some of the things I did: Get away from your computer and other distractions. You’ve already pointed out that having all those soft copies of SAT guides is pretty useless if you’re on ed... »

What is it like for a non-doctor to marry a doctor?

What is it like for a non-doctor to marry a doctor?

This question was posted on Quora and answered by Carla Kayani: I just married a doctor about three weeks ago but we have been together 8 years. She was at medical school when we met. The downsides are that you can feel starved of attention sometimes. My wife has just finished an 80 hour week. Even when they are home, they must constantly study, prepare presentations and do compulsory online portf... »

How do you motivate yourself to keep studying in medical school?

How do you motivate yourself to keep studying in medical school?

Medical school overloads you with content and you often have insufficient time to cover the materials required but you must keep going on, day after day, being on the ball always. Medical students might be the selected people who can take all the stress, etc but how do you keep yourself motivated always? This question was originally posted on Quora.com, and below are some of the best answers: Drew... »

101 Things You Wish You Knew Before Starting Medical School

101 Things You Wish You Knew Before Starting Medical School

Simple enough, here are 101 things you wish you knew before starting medical school. If I had known what was going to be like , i would never have done it. You’ll study more than you ever have in your life. Only half of your class will be in the top 50%. You have a 50% chance of being in the top half of your class. Get used to it now. You don’t need to know anatomy before school starts. Or patholo... »

If you had to choose between becoming an engineer or a doctor, what would you choose?

If you had to choose between becoming an engineer or a doctor, what would you choose?

This question was posted on Quora and was answered by Liang-Hai Sie Both our daughter and I myself had faced this choice, 10 and 50 years ago. Becoming a doctor: after high school, it takes between 9 to 13 years before one can practice on his/her own, if you need to take out a student loan, you will spent the first 10 years after finishing residency paying off your debt so you can start living aft... »

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