Freedom

After quite possibly the hardest two weeks of my life, my final exams in medical school are finally over. It seems very surreal to have finished my fourth year. If all goes according to plan, I will never have to do these exams again. But before I start my traditional rant about the exams, I…

Mental health among medical students

I read a worrying article the other day by the British Medical Association that claimed that the rates of mental health problems among medical students were among the highest among university students. Stress and mental health problems have been well documented in the media amongst health care professionals. With long working hours, patient demands and the…

Medical school finals

How strange is it to think that in three months time, I will be doing my final exams at medical school. The last three and a half years of my life at medical school seems to have flown by. At most medical schools, students write their exams in their fifth year right at the end…

Mock exams

Every year, we have formative exams after we finish our first term. Fourth years have their formative exams later on in the year in comparison to the rest of the medical school and we are one of the first to have our summative exams. This year, I am planning on working quite a bit towards my…