Neuroanatomy teaching

Prior to applying to medical school, I’m sure you all know of the vast array of extracurricular and academic activities that you have to do in order to make yourself stand out among the hundreds and thousands of other applicants.  Unfortunately, this doesn’t change even when you get to medical school as you have to continue with doing everything you can to make sure you stand out yet again when you’re applying for your specialty training.

One of the skills they look for when you’re applying for speciality training involves any teaching you may have done. Luckily, there’s a great society at my university that enables you to teach specific topics to your peers. In order to stay ahead of the game, I thought I’d give this a go by teaching the second years some neuroanatomy…

I love a challenge and neuroanatomy is just that! The brain’s ability to conduct complex functions is reflected in its anatomy. I’ve tried to simplify it as much as I can and I’m hoping I’m not going to bore everyone to death with my teaching session. I managed to send both my cousin and my sister to sleep when I presented my teaching to them which isn’t exactly a good sign…


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