Tips for the Second Time Applicant – From a Second Time Applicant

As some of you may know, I applied to PA school straight from undergraduate school and DID NOT get in on my first try. Although I knew it was a big possibility after reading all the forums, blog posts, and hearing about different peoples experiences along the way, I was obviously disappointed. I remember consciously […]

Emergency Medicine/Surgery Block

Books used during this block: First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Clerkship, Pestsana’s Surgery Notes, Online Med Ed Videos Emergency Medicine Words cant describe how excited and nervous I was to begin my Emergency Medicine rotation! This rotation had been much looked forward to since clinicals began. My rotation was at a University Medical Center that had many […]

Primary Care Block

My school combines our 4 week rotations into “block” formation. For example, we have a Primary Care block, Emergency Medicine/Surgery block, Women’s Health/Pediatrics block, and Medicine block. My first block was Primary Care and that consists of Psychiatry, Family Medicine and an elective! Dermatology was my chosen elective as I’ve seriously considered choosing this specialty […]