Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM) Conference: 3 Key Takeaways

Recently, I had the chance to attend the Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM) Conference at UAB. The conference was entirely virtual; although students gathered together in certain rooms on campus, we signed in to an online seminar series that was being broadcast simultaneously at multiple universities across the U.S. To my knowledge, this… Read More Disability Rights, Education, Activism, and Mentoring (DREAM) Conference: 3 Key Takeaways

Advice: Navigating the Post-USMLE Step 1 Period and Score Disappointment

So, you got your Step I score back, and it’s not what you were hoping for… What’s there to do next?   As an MD/PhD student, there are few experiences as difficult as completing your USMLE Step I exam, waiting the excruciatingly long wait period for your score, opening your results, and finding a number… Read More Advice: Navigating the Post-USMLE Step 1 Period and Score Disappointment