I was given the opportunity to be the surgeon’s assistant for a left inguinal hernia repair procedure. I felt honoured because I had no previous experience with the surgeon but nevertheless gave me this opportunity. This opportunity sowed a seed, I have discovered my interest in surgery and as I have progressed through the Junior… Read More Medical Student Experience: Enthusiasm
When you are in Abuja Nigeria, consider exploring these places! Gurara falls “This impressive waterfall, an hour’s drive from Abuja, is 30 metres tall with a span of up to 200 metres across, dependent on the season. There are two main streams of water crashing over the cliff face, however during the height of rainy… Read More When you are in Abuja, these are the places to visit! Part 1
In medical school, you adopt the ‘work hard’ culture, but it is equally important to remember the culture of relaxation. Sometimes, the moment you sit still, you feel a sense of guilt for not doing ‘something’. The truth is, in Medical School, there will always be ‘something’ for you to do. There is always work… Read More Medical School:Have A Kit Kat…Take A Break!
Why not? There are a variety of medical specialities that would be a great opportunity to explore in Nigeria as a medical student. Let’s quickly look at Trauma and Orthopaedics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology as an example. Trauma and orthopaedics is a speciality that is ever evolving in Nigeria, Flying Doctors Nigeria has been effectively… Read More Elective In Nigeria – Why?
I really enjoyed the experience of working in a clinical environment. I was excited because it felt unreal, I’d fought hard to get into medical school and I was potentially standing in the environment I would be working in in the near future. It gave me that extra encouragement from time to time when I… Read More My Clinical Experience So Far