What is Depression? Depression is a mental illness that is predominantly associated with the following symptoms: low mood, lack of energy and loss of enjoyment in our usual activities. Student doctors and practicing doctors can say these core symptoms of low mood, anergy and anhedonia quicker than saying pseudopseduohypoparathyroidism. But identifying these symptoms within oneself is… Read More Depression and Medical School
A poem written by Dr Amid, a junior doctor. At the forefront They say that whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger Say that to the oncology patients, the pain in their eyes, wishing not to remain any longer My heart tremors as I walk down the corridor The palpitations of my index fingers… Read More Poem: At the Forefront
Medicine is similar to other professions is many ways, but it is also different from other professions in many more ways. The hustle of medical school is like no other undergraduate course. As well as studying for a degree, you have begun your training for the career. Your career starts now. You have now adopted… Read More Inspirational Quote: Sometimes, they just won’t get it.
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
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!
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
Medics’ Inn is simply a blog. We create and share posts to encourage and inspire student doctors along their journey. We also know, there are those who are pre-medical school and post-medical school who would also be encouraged and inspired by our content, so we encourage everyone to take a peak. As you can see, there… Read More Who is Medics’ Inn and Why are We here?
Which do you prefer: Medical Student Vs Student Doctor? How do you introduce yourself to patients and other doctors? Does it really make a difference? Aren’t they the same thing? We like – Student Doctor. It easily communicates to patients what profession you are training for. And it also gives you a subtle reminder: Yes,… Read More Medical Student Vs Student Doctor
Here are 3 things you should know before you venture into the practical world of clinical medicine. If you’re already on the wards/theatres/etc., it’s not too late – this will still help! You are a valuable member of the team! It’s easy to feel insignificant on a busy ward, ward round, clinic or theatre. But… Read More Starting Clinical Placements – What to know
Have a read of our top 4 tips when creating a poster for a conference, meeting, seminar, etc. We have also created a simple sample poster using PowerPoint, click to here download for free. Include the basics: title (+/- subtitle), author(s), introduction, method, results, discussion, conclusion, references. Colours: keep it simple, your poster should not include more… Read More Creating A Poster