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Science is fun

So I’m now about halfway through my second summer studentship, this one being the pilot study for my honours year. And it’s amazing. So far removed from the tedium of preclinical medicine, I’m actually *doing* things, and, most importantly,thinking. Planning (and doing) research actually requires you to think, which is not something you really get …
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Grief

So one of my closest friend’s mum just died. Man it feels weird to say that. I was in hospital (I always seem to be in hospital. Call it ’empathy-boosting for when I’m on the other side of the medical treatment’) when I got the phone call. Talk about making a shitty situation worse. So …
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Growing Down

So I’ve blogged ad nauseam on here about medical school, the uni experience, and widdle frootloop growing up into some form of proto-professional life form. But here are some sort-of-opposing-but-sort-of-complementary-if-you-look-at-it-right thoughts (slash conversation-with-self) that a slightly intoxicated 3rd year medical student had while on his way home from another MSO’ers place in the wee hours …