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Dealing with End-Of-The-Year Burnout

Edited by Aminata Jalloh A young adult comes into the clinic presenting with fatigue, dehydration, and lethargy. Their vitals are stable but the patient seems anxious and is burdened by a sense of “impending doom”. The patient mentions that they have been getting an average of 4 hours of sleep a night, and consuming 5-7 […]

Personal Statement Workshop: Basics

For this post, we wanted to shift gears a bit and give you more direct advice for succeeding during application season. A big part of that is constructing a unique personal statement that will make your application rise to the top of the pile.  Writing a personal statement for medical school can seem pretty intimidating. […]

Editorial: “Defining the Inclusive Leader: Paths Not Walls” by Tino Mukorombindo

Published in Louisville Medicine. In their well-intentioned efforts to create change, hospitals and organizations have recently emphasized diversifying their leadership. During the past year, the gaps in health care disparities have only continued to widen as COVID-19 continues to affect Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities at a disproportionate rate compared to their white counterparts (CDC, 2020). […]

Young Leaders Seek to Diversify Health Care By Harnessing Their Greater Influence

Published in Louisville Medicine Magazine December Issue by Greater Louisville Medical Society. Article written by Giana Darville, Ruth Rodriguez, and Tino Mkorombindo Becoming a health care professional is a dream for many, but students and professionals from historically underrepresented groups face unique challenges on their journeys to serve others through medicine. During my first year […]

Vaccines & COVID-19: Ask the Experts

The COVID-19 Pandemic has changed the course of history! During the past year, the gaps in healthcare disparities have only continued to widen as COVID-19 continues to affect Black, Latinx, and Indigenous communities at a disproportionate rate compared to their white counterparts(CDC). It is increasingly evident that communities of color are more vulnerable to barriers in access […]

Studying in Medical School

Written by Jordan Branch, a third year medical student at the University of Louisville School of Medicine Studying for Medical School As you have probably heard before, medical school is a marathon, not a sprint. One thing that can really help you survive the race is appropriate and effective study habits. Establish your habits as […]

Tiffany Taylor – L&D Nurse

Tiffany Taylor is an African American woman born and raised in Maryland but currently reside in Florida. She is a graduate of Oakwood University, an HBCU in Huntsville, Alabama where she completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. After completing her degree in four years and graduating in 2017, she received an award for […]

Medical School Timeline

Stephen Canton is a third year MD/MS candidate at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/College of Business. You can follow him on instagram and linkedin. Navigating medical school is a unique challenge but we hope this timeline will provide some clarity on the steps you should aim to take for optimal success! Medical Student Timeline- Printable Prior […]