After spending a week in Iceland, I realized that there are so many things that were NOT on any packing lists that I looked at prior to my trip that I wanted to compile my own list. Definitely not all things are “necessary” but there are definitely items that I wish I did bring and … More Iceland Travel – Comprehensive Packing List!
Hitting the books again for the home stretch! Being in medicine is really a marathon, actually, an ultra-marathon. There are so many times when I’ve thought: “ok, after this big exam, I’ll be home free” only to realize, unfortunately there are so many more after it! Take the USMLE step 1 for example…I thought that … More Medicine is a Marathon
Refinery29 Article: http://www.refinery29.com/2018/02/189624/mount-sinai-st-lukes-suicides Helpful links for those experiencing burnout/depression: https://www.thehappymd.com/ http://www.idealmedicalcare.org/blog/
️Winter is conference season in Dermatology! While it’s so nice to be able to travel to a warm sunny place and go to fun parties, it’s easy for the days to fly by. Here’s my guide to making the most out of professional conferences: The good thing is, a little planning can go a long … More How to Make the Most of Conferences
China is not a place for germaphobes to visit…which is a main reason why I haven’t been back there for about 8 years. This week though, I went to China to visit my husband’s grandparents and extended family in a small rural village near Fujian, China. The trip took us about 30 hours between … More City girl’s survival guide for rural China
Now that the weather is getting colder, here’s how to take care of your skin so it doesn’t get super dry and itchy! Take lukewarm showers with a gentle soap like dove liquid soap. Hot showers actually dry out your skin more and can make you more itchy afterwards. Try to keep the showers short! … More Winter Skin Care Tips
Growing up I always had trouble around Halloween. Not because I had an issue with getting free candy from strangers houses (I think this should be a monthly thing) or the scary/demonic thing about the holiday, but because I could never think of a halloween costume. This is not because I’m not a creative person, … More Halloween Costume Conundrum