In honor of Match Day, we've collected a few past Match Day experiences from Firecracker editors. We wish you all the best as you find out where the future of your medical career takes you!
More and more future doctors consider "work/life balance" as one of the major determinants when picking a specialty. The fallacy regarding work/life balance is that all time spent at work is spent working and all time spent at home is spent leisurely or with personal activities. These assumptions are not true.
On the first day of my Neurology clerkship, I was prepping to see my first patient at the general outpatient clinic. As I looked at the chief complaint on the EMR, my jaw dropped from what I read:
In part 1 of Matching Into Ophthalmology we covered the credentials and scores that you need to get into an ophthalmology residency. What follows is anecdotal information/advice. But having gone through the application and match process, I think it holds merit because there were some definite patterns I saw.