Your life is not limited to what happens inside the classroom. In fact, recent studies have shown that the majority of a student’s time is actually spent outside of lecture halls. If that sounds familiar, then perhaps we can interest you in the Life Matters section. This section includes things like cooking, groceries, car info and other various things to help with the daily grind. Be well.More →
Although our lives may be full of extracurricular activities, being a student of medicine is the priority right now. The difficult bit is that while we were all experts in the field that we came from, we’re still learning to become experts in medicine. As a result you may find that things aren’t going quite as smoothly as they used to. For tips on how to keep up your “A” game, there is the School Matters section. Here you’ll find tips on simple things like where to go if you have a question, all the way up to deciding if your study style needs a complete overhaul. Have a look and take what you need. Happy studying.
It’s pretty straightforward to get help with your car, and pretty quick to get your hands on study notes. But, you may not give much thought to getting a personal tune up. Whether you’ve mastered circular breathing and meditation or you’ve noticed that you’re falling asleep in lectures you might find some useful information in the Wellness Matters section. Here we start the conversation about maintaining the dimensions of wellness while in medical school. Keep yourself physically, socially, mentally, and spiritually well. Check your Vitals.More →
Crisis Matters is where to go if something is off and you need to do something - soon. Inside you’ll find resources and contacts in case you or somebody you know is dealing with depression, serious illness, abuse, substance misuse, or burnout. Remember, you don’t need to be certain that any of these are happening before you can find help; become informed and try to start the conversation early so things don’t escalate any further than they might have already. However, Vitals can only help you access these services, it cannot help you deal with crisis or emergency by itself. *If you or somebody you know feels unsafe or needs help right now – call 911!More →