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u/hhungryhhippo · 6 pointsr/medicalschool

I'm not sure if this will be helpful for you, but I really liked this book when I was completely lost. I have a feeling you may be past this point in trying to pick a specialty, but this may be a good place to get a better understanding of the field. If you don't have access to this book and want it, PM me and I'll send you a copy. Also check out this post with comprehensive spreadsheet that another student put together.. it is pretty amazing


One things I often tell underclassmen is that it is better to shoot for the "harder" specialty because you can switch over to the easier one if you change your mind. However, going the other way around is often impossible. So a lot of people start residency in general surgery and change their minds about it and switch to anesthesiology. This is very common and anesthesiology is a very welcoming field to people who've changed their minds after starting residency. I would say if you're really torn and on the fence about general surgery vs anesthesiology know that you could always go for anesthesia later. You probably will not be able to choose where you go location wise, but you won't be locked of out the specialty if you decide to go with gen surg first.


I actually matched into anesthesiology (current MS4). Obviously take everything I have to say with a grain of salt... but I think anesthesiology is a great specialty. I'm surprised that you've heard people complaining that their job could be done by midlevels. At my program (and on my interviews) I've honestly never met an anesthesiologist who didn't love their job. Perhaps the rotation site you're at just doesn't have the complexity of cases that are seen at other places. I think the biggest thing about anesthesiology is that you have to be ok with many cases being a standard routine. Everyone agrees that you can teach a monkey to intubate and turn on some gas, but being a physician really matters in those cases where things aren't routine. Being prepared for those critical/scary situations is what the training is really about. Also, the anesthesiologists I work with are always trying to perfect what they are doing in their usual routine. Often they are trying to tweak things so patients are as comfortable as possible when they wake up. Anyways, I will admit that anesthesiology isn't for everyone, but I wouldn't rule out the specialty because a few people you've met are unhappy. Anecdotally, I find that the field has really high job satisfaction compared to other specialties (among residents and attendings).


Also not sure if this is going to be a big deciding factor for you, but I know many well regarded MD anesthesiology residency programs are DO friendly. One program I interviewed at that I remember most clearly being very DO friendly is case western. In terms of competitiveness, I would say anesthesiology is relatively easy. You do not need to be top of your class to match into this field. Refer to the spreadsheet above for numbers on competitiveness. My personal experience is that I got interviews from many of the top programs without being very competitive (bottom half of my class for sure and nothing especially impressive on my application to compensate for it).

Best of luck to you!

u/Ansel_Adams · 5 pointsr/medicalschool

I'm going to copy and paste a previous comment of mine:

> My two cents:
> Realistically at the medical student level the most important study to be able to interpret is going to be a chest x-ray. So, if you’re looking for resources to go past the general anatomy and “approach to a chest x-ray” I would recommend Felson’s Principles of Chest Roentgenology.
> It’s a ‘programmed text’ like Dubin’s for EKGs, and goes through pathology topic by topic, with lots of opportunity to practice interpretation and to see if you are right or wrong. It’s a relatively quick read and there are lots of practice cases at the end as well.
> I stressed interpretation before because, sure you may have a test question about the difference between an epidural vs. subdural bleed, but it’s not like you are going to be interpreting CTs or MRIs.
> Knowing the underlying anatomy and the differential for the pathology would probably be a better use of your time than going through any of the introductory texts like Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics or Squire’s Fundamentals of Radiology. (My point here being that you need to know what you are looking at if you are actually going to be able to make sense of a study.) If you were considering radiology, one might be nice to have as a reference, but again, I do not think actually trying to read through the whole thing would be a good use of time.
> Without cases to practice with, a lot of that knowledge probably will not stick. Whenever you have the chance, trying to look at a film before reading the radiologist’s report to test yourself can be helpful, as is trying to actively correlate what you see on the film compared to the clinical exam.
> After having a good knowledge of chest x-rays, your next most common scenarios that require interpretation would probably be emerg related - again chest x-rays will be super common, but others like abdo series, extremity skeletal trauma, cervical spine, etc. will be useful.
> Having said that, there are online resources like “Introduction to Radiology” from the University of Virginia or Radiology Masterclass.
> ---
> TL;DR:
> - Felson’s to learn how to interpret chest films
> - Pay attention to the little things you might be tested on like the features of arthritis on plain films, epidural vs. subdural, etc. etc. as you learn the rest of your clinical stuff
> - Know your anatomy
> - Radiopaedia for everything else that comes up
> - a PDF of an introductory text might be nice as a reference for a rads gunner - not as something to try to read cover to cover

u/med_runner · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

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u/MRItopMD · 9 pointsr/medicalschool

Well, it depends on how hard you are willing to work,

Lazy and just want to kinda get used to terminology:
Learning Radiology by Herring

Willing to put in 2-3 hours every day during the rotation which by the way is entirely feasible since med students definitely aren't doing more than 40 hours a week, most do like 30 during a rads rotation. Use Core Radiology

Difficultish: Brant and helms, the harrisons of radiology. But unlike harrisons where legit everything is covered, if you really want to learn radiology you have to get subspecialty specific textbooks like the requisities series. That said, this is what I used back in the day during med school and I definitely don't regret it. I've read through core radiology as well, they are kinda similar in content, but B&H is a bit more formal and teaches radiologist principles better. If you are going into radiology, this is the textbook to buy since you'll probably use it in residency during PGY-2.

And in general, you are never going to read the entire textbooks during med school, but for IM or EM docs, Core could be super useful even though it will be beyond them for certain topics.

For physics, this is my favorite book by far. It can be a bit dense, and some in my opinion more ignorant radiologists who dislike extensive physics don't like it as much, but I learned during training physics makes the radiologist. Even among radiologists, too many doctors make basic physics mistakes that lead to misdiagnosis, especially with things like nuclear imaging. I frequently overread cardiologist and GI nuc imaging and am kind of appaled by the complete lack of basic radiation understanding. That said...

Here are the amazon links, you can probably find pdfs to some of the books and those that aren't you can probably find in your hospital library.

Specifically for MRI:

^Great book for the basics of MRI artifacts and connects visual artifacts to the physics, although learning how to differentiate between artifact and pathology is going to take a residency ;). Also, make sure to get the online version because the paper edition is shit quality.

Yea, so all in all, everyone can find a book that will satisfy their level of interest in radiology, and of course, you get out what you put in. You put in a lot of time in the rotation, that is your decision and I think it was worth it. I learned more of my physics principles during my rotation(although it helped I was an engineer) than residency, so when it came time to take physics CORE, I didn't have to study. Physics CORE is basically the step 1 of radiology, the exam can be hard as shit, and unlike step 1, there is no UFAP or UWORLD lol.

Radiology textbook can be obscure in that they often don't explicitly mention physics principles, so if you don't them, you can't truly appreciate a textbook in my opinion, and how I studied radiology basically was I always had four textbooks open at any given time.

Robbins for pathophysiology, Whatever radiology textbook I was using, a copy of Netters, and maybe an embryology review book if I felt it was necessary. Never steered me wrong, radiology and anatomy textbooks open at all times are especially important, but try to keep the anatomy book and pathophys book closed while "interpreting" the textbook, only to re-correlated after you have thought about it and read a section to get a second more in depth look.

Costantly reminding yourself of principles is important and often missed. I am sure all of you know radiology is one of the most basic science heavy specialties, so reviewing your basic sciences, even well beyond medical school, makes for a fantastic radiologist.

However be careful not to get attached to any given textbook as well, you can't exactly have netters and robbins with you in the reading room.

u/tigecycline · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

This book is not too bad. Has a profile for each specialty, as well as specific advice. I picked up the old version cheap a while ago.

The AAMC Careers in Medicine page is actually pretty good too. You have to sign up and log in to see the material, but they go through lots of stats. A new version of Charting Outcomes from the Match will likely be published by the NRMP/AAMC this year or next, and will have valuable data regarding each specialty's competitiveness.

But as far as "playing the game" goes, it's a much simpler game than the med school admissions process was. You don't have to have extensive lists of extracurriculars, and a lot of it boils down to a few big things you need to do.

  • Do well on Step 1, obviously
  • Get lots of good grades in the clinical years
  • Get involved in research
  • Get good letters of rec, which usually results from doing well on rotations
  • Getting inducted into AOA can be very helpful

    Those are really the biggest things, and it applies to virtually every specialty. The more competitive a specialty is, the more you will need to excel in each of those areas.
u/tsrs933 · 6 pointsr/medicalschool

I was also scared of anatomy and, like nontradmd, ended up doing really well without any prior prep. It'll be daunting at first, but you'll do ok if you keep up. On the other hand, if you just want to read something light to help get your mind into it (which is what I kind of wish I did), read through The Big Picture anatomy book.

One thing I really wish I did was familiarize myself with Anki - read how-tos, watch videos, play around. It would have saved me so much time this year.

I also wish I went through my "one day I'll get to this" list - organize bookmarks, get rid of junk in my house, etc.

Nearly everyone on this thread will tell you NOT to do anything before med school or the summer between m1/m2, but you gotta do what's best for you. If you think you'll be less stressed by reading a book, do it.

u/GoljansUnderstudy · 5 pointsr/medicalschool

Fantastic score! As far as getting into an elite IM program, I would definitely start by identifying a mentor at your home IM program; they'll be better able to guide you. And with a 260 Step, I'm sure they'd be more than happy to help you achieve your career goals.

Also, be on the lookout for research projects that you can help out with, be it case reports or systemic reviews.

Otherwise, the usual advice applies: do well on your rotations, study hard for each shelf, and do well with CK.

Also, buy a copy of The Successful Match. It has useful advice for obtaining letters of rec, what to write in your personal statement, etc.

u/wtffng · 30 pointsr/medicalschool


That's really thoughtful of you! I'll try giving you what items I think both gals/girls would appreciate.

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  4. Dayquil/Nightquil combination packets, for when she gets sick and has to power through a shift. Actually- a sort of "medicine kit" would be awesome: include ibuprofen, cough drops, tampons, contact solution, tissues- the list goes on.

  5. A sleek "journal," whose sole purpose is to write down meaningful thoughts/moments. In dark times people tend to forget these, so (for me) it's helpful to reflect on them. Check out

  6. A copy of "House of God," by Sameul Shem.

  7. A Visa Giftcard, to be used on anything she desires.

    All the best,

u/shri07vora · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

Atul Gawande - Better, Complications, and checklist manifesto.

Sandeep Jauhar - Intern

Jerome Groopman - How doctor's think

Michael Collins - Hot lights, cold steel and Blue collar, blue scrubs

Samuel Shem - House of God

Brian Eule - Match day

Paul Ruggieri - Confessions of a surgeon

Emily R. Transue - On call

Okay so I was in the same position you are in right now. I wanted to read as much as I could because I truly found it fascinating. I read these books and I'm glad I did. These books just give you an idea of how hard doctors work and what the life of a doctor is like. Another recommendation is Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential. It has nothing to do with medicine but I read it and I think you should too. He talks about the life of a chef and how perfection and long long hours are demanded of him. I feel like there are some overlaps between the different settings. Chef/doctor and Restaurant/hospital. Anyways, This list should last you a long time. Hope you enjoy.

Edit: Added links.

u/Sikash · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

Pen Light It's probably a little too bright but it's still awesome none-the-less The stylus might be more appropriate

I have also heard great things about the book The House of God even if you are not religious. I have not had a chance to read it yet but it's on my list.

If you are trying to spend a little more money an engraves stethoscope (I recommend the Cardiology III) is always appreciated.

u/[deleted] · 13 pointsr/medicalschool

I highly recommend reading Ben White's book on student loans. It answers your question and many others. Medical-Student-Loans-Comprehensive-Guide

To get $0 monthly payments, you would need to be in an IBR payment plan (Forbearance or deferment do not count as "payments" with regards to PSLF, although technically you could use them for a $0 monthly payment; although this is likely unwise).

The cost of monthly payments is determined by 15% (IBR) or 10% (PAYE or REPAYE) of your discretionary income divided by 12; discretionary income = (adjusted gross income - 1.5*federal poverty limit). Under IBR/PAYE/REPAYE you can have $0 monthly payments if your income is low enough (remember that REPAYE includes spouses income).

For these plans, you have to certify your income annually. One trick to getting the guaranteed $0 payments is to consolidate your loans right after graduation. This immediately enters you into repayment (no grace period), but allows you to certify that you have no income. This has the benefit of allowing you to truthfully check that you have no income (not technically employed until July 1st) and allow you to build up extra $0 payments should you choose to pursue PSLF in the future. If in REPAYE it also allows you to halve your interest rate effective immediately, which will save you money in the long run.

My school had a AAMC representative speak to us regarding student loans and she confirmed that this was a legitimate strategy that many people use.

TLDR: Definitely still a viable option

u/sabersleeves · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

That's a good mneumonic but can trip you up if you totally blank out on one of the categories.

Symptom to Diagnosis is a good one to helps start off with.

and there's the Diagnosaurus on Google Play/iTunes and on accessmedicine but doesn't fully categorize the broad issue complaint into subcategories like VITAMIN C.

I've been always up to seeking a better book that actually has them organized in that mnemonic-like fashion. Anyone come across one to recommend?

u/KaJedBear · 5 pointsr/medicalschool

Everyone's situation is going to be different. For most people RePAYE will be a bit better choice than PAYE because of the 50% interest subsidy. I recommend Ben White's book. All the information in it can be found for free online but the book is a nice convenient package to digest it all. It only takes a few hours to read through.

Also use nslds and the Medloan calculator, as well as the calculators at doctoredmoney to figure out the best payment plan for you.

u/em_goldman · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

I have ADHD, general anxiety and major depression. Before med school, I worked as a crisis counselor, helping talk people through some of their most difficult and critical moments. While your own shit can be triggered by other people's shit, you have to have good boundaries in that line of work anyways, and good boundaries prevent that from happening. Plus, focusing on other people's shit can be a great way to not worry about your own shit for a while - counseling requires you to be wholly present, and that's a great way to set your own stuff to the side for a bit.

I highly recommend finding a talk therapist - rather, imo, it should be a requirement for someone going into psych. Psychiatry is a unique field and receiving psych care, whether good or bad, is much more useful than receiving the care of other specialties re: informing how to practice them.


I don't know where you are, but in the US, one of the counseling fields is LCSWs or licensed clinical social workers, and I've found them to be the best in terms of receiving talk therapy. I've found that US psychiatrists are frequently full of themselves, and people with master's degrees in counseling are often focused too much on the psychology and not enough on the social context, and people with PhD's in the field are creepily into psychoanalysis (Freud has been outdated for decades) and I have never found one I trusted.

As a side note, I saw some of your other comments, CBT can help with social anxiety, but I preferred DBT for mine. I love this workbook (like all workbooks, it can be a little rudimentary, but you have to suspend your disbelief a bit and fit it to your specific situation):

u/xKomrade · 9 pointsr/medicalschool

MS1 here:

Is she a coffee or tea drinker? If so, there are companies that do some really cool "coffee or tea" of the month deals. I've gone through quite a bit of coffee since I began...

Here are some really awesome books: House of God, Emperor of All Maladies, and Complications to name a few.

I wouldn't recommend getting her a stethoscope/medical supplies because they can be very personal. Sure, they're all roughly the same but it's an instrument you're going to be using for many years to come. "This is my stethoscope. There are many like it but this one is mine..." Just my 2 cents, at least.

I hope that helps! If I come up with any others, I'll post them here.

u/shitpostaficionado · 9 pointsr/medicalschool

This book is unequivocally the greatest book I have ever read.

I get a hard on just thinking about it. Probably better than pathoma honestly, it's just a super limited scope of information so it's only good for cardio

u/Chilleostomy · 10 pointsr/medicalschool

My arches suck too and I don't know how anyone manages to wear flats all day- my feet always get super sweaty! I'm going to try these out, I need a pair of black shoes. Thanks for sharing!

I've got two pairs in different colors of this shoe, it goes really well with fitted pants and it has good arch support:

u/ravensrule123 · 1 pointr/medicalschool

I've noticed lots of wrinkled suits on the trail. I just got this bag to help out with that and also to make carrying a suit easier. I like this one cause it has space for shoes too.


If there's gonna be a lot of driving, a good back pillow has been super clutch.

u/pericylic · 1 pointr/medicalschool

Neuroanatomy through clinical cases- Blumenfield

this is THE book for neuroanatomy. I sat down read the whole thing for my neurology clerkship and got 99th percentile on the shelf, wish I had used this thing in first year - its money. Yes its a text book but if you get through it especially the clinical cases at the end of capters , you'll know the foundations cold- all important for anything neuro related that comes after M1 since clinical neurology is pretty tied, unlike alot of the other fields to its groundwork basics.

If you just want to see anatomy anatomy, its got good pics and cross sections too.

u/mcheng0489 · 8 pointsr/medicalschool

Personally, learning immuno from a big picture perspective first was crucial to for me before getting bogged down with memorizing IL-this or THat. I really liked "How the Immune System Works", it was a quick read and explained things in layman's terms for dumbdumbs like me. Your call if you want to invest in a new text so close to your exam though. Good luck!

u/rohrspatz · 1 pointr/medicalschool

I have this book. Definitely recommend. It doesn't get all the way down to the detailed physiology, but it does address basic pathophys in a way that should help you identify what you know or don't know.

If you really want to get into nitty gritty details, I'd recommend one of ~the~ physiology texts, like Boron & Boulpaep or something, but not for reading straight through. Just as a reference to look up that stuff you realized you didn't know.

u/chordasymphani · 17 pointsr/medicalschool

Learning Radiology is a dope ass book and I highly recommend it.

As for free resources, check out the big online radiology websites like Radiopaedia which have tons of cases and some "how-to's" for certain things. And of course, Learning Radiology does have some of the tutorials for free, but they are much more comprehensive in the book, and the book has way more sections than the website.

Otherwise, Youtube is also your friend.

u/WhipplesTriad · 9 pointsr/medicalschool

Felson’s principles of roentgenology is a great book to get comfortable at reading CXR and chest imaging.

I use RIP ATMLL (are there many lung lesions)

RIP for quality of the image (rotation, inspiration, penetration)

ATMLL for search pattern (abdomen, thoracic cage, mediastinum, individual lung fields, both lung fields together).

  • Rising PGY-2
u/threetogetready · 71 pointsr/medicalschool
  1. wake up, dress up, show up -- be on time

  2. always know what time to show up and where to be etc.

  3. be nice and don't be a burden

  4. being dumb and nice is better than being smart and annoying; being dumb and annoying is the worst

  5. feign interest in every speciality and don't bash the specialties to their faces -- the answer to "do you have an interest in X?" is always "I've always found X interesting and am looking forward to learning more about it..." if you don't have an interest in it or something along those lines. Or maybe you're lucky and actually have a genuine interest in it.. then let them know.

  6. surgery sucks and it will always suck

  7. have things not rotation/medicine related to talk about that is fun for the team -- it doesn't always have to be about medicine

  8. eat whenever you can

  9. study whenever you can

  10. leave whenever you can


    Don't know what to study for each rotation? Look at the wiki

    In regards to how to study: OnlineMedED is now your Pathoma. UWorld is still UWorld. There is no First Aid for Step 1 for Step 2 so it is made up of a couple of books for each rotation you used / general review books (Step UP, First Aid, master the boards etc.)

    The Match is really scary? Buy The Successful Match for a decent run down of the entire process etc. and tips of how to build an application

    ERAS is still really scary? Check out these example applications.. start at like pg 29 unless a Pritzker student then ^read ^^it ^^^all ^^^^?

    Worried about H+Ps? Get the Perfect H+P book(or download and print a bunch of decent looking templates)

    Need more templates etc?? Check out Medfools! for more!!
u/startingphresh · 14 pointsr/medicalschool

this book How The Immune System Works by Lauren Sompayrac It's like <100 pages and a super easy read/very approachable. Don't pirate a PDF, buy a physical copy and read it and sleep with it and shower with it. It is incredible. Immuno went from one of my worst topics to one of my best after reading it.

u/wtwildthingsare · 3 pointsr/medicalschool

The Successful Match has some good stuff. Maybe see if you can borrow one from a friend or Amazon prime that shiz.

u/Verapamil123 · 1 pointr/medicalschool

Sketch out all the tracts and do a ton of practice questions. Look at the tracts you draw and imagine lesions at various parts and reason out what the clinical presentations are.

Some good resources are:

Dr Najeeb's videos (Although long but if you have the time, really helpful!) (this book is pretty good too)

u/TheAnswerIsCytokines · 38 pointsr/medicalschool

I recommend compiling a document with all interesting patient encounters, presentations you did on the rotation, notable things you accomplished on the rotation. Then when it comes time for your Letter writer to compose your LOR send them that information. Then they can have anecdotes to go off and write in your letter, this will be much more powerful than a generic LOR. This book goes into much more detail about this and I recommend reading the chapter on LORs

u/MalinaRana · 1 pointr/medicalschool

I use Merrells as well, but needed a bit more support so I added Green Superfeet inserts. They definitely helped me with preventing a recurrence of plantar fasciitis during 3rd year.

u/buttermellow11 · 0 pointsr/medicalschool

Also, don't get like $10 Dr.Scholls inserts from Walmart. Superfeet insoles are the best I've ever tried, and I can move them between pairs of shoes.

P.S. Matt Bomer is awesome

u/summerbailey · 3 pointsr/medicalschool

The Dubin book is the best! My copy is orange and it'll tell you everything you need to know about EKGs for tests :)

u/NeuroMedSkeptic · 3 pointsr/medicalschool

Edit: hopefully I can answer some very basically:
Overall, remember you aren't measuring the conducting fibers with EKG, you are measuring the electrical activity of the myocytes. I think this may be a major sticking point for you - causing some confusion.

  1. IV septum is depolarized from Left to Right as the RBB does not have terminal fibers (in the septum) - this leads to a sometimes present Q wave. You can't look at it as thinking of direction of conducting fibers, you have to think of how the muscle conductance changes. Assume the outer ventricle is a single muscle mass and depolarizes simultaneously. This will cause a concentric depol/repol not so much frontal.

  2. not so sure about the why of opposite depol/repol something to do with the electrolyte balance and channels...

    There is good discussion (I had a lot of same issues you are having), but as an aside I REALLY recommend you take a look Dubin's Rapid Interpretation (I may have a pdf if you don't have access). My EKG lectures made no sense but I read through the relevant chapter there and felt like I everything made so much more intuitive sense.
u/InRemission · 29 pointsr/medicalschool

"How the Immune System Works" is a concise book that provides a great overview of immunology. It was the only immunology resource that actually made things click for me!

u/ia204 · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

I recommend How the Immune System Works -

The simple explanations really helped me, I think the book gives a good foundation.

u/Medicine4u · 3 pointsr/medicalschool

Maybe something like Symptoms to Diagnosis. It will help you build a differential based off the most common symptoms and diseases. I don't think it's meant to be used at all for Shelfs or general IM knowledge, just learning how to build a solid differential at the M3 level. Check to see if your library has online access through AccessMedicine.

u/gattaca34 · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

My mom went to the podiatrist for plantar fasciitis and he recommended going to a Shoe box store to get some in-soles. The people there recommended "superfeet green" insoles and my mom bought some alongside merrells. I tried them out as well and felt so good that I bought a pair for myself as well.

u/oncomingstorm777 · 5 pointsr/medicalschool

Learning Radiology by Herring is a great basic book, written at the level of med students:

u/shponglenectar · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

"The Successful Match" goes through all of this by specialty plus just general app info.

u/InTentsCity · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

Btw, anyone who thought this article was interesting should read Complications by Atwul Gawande. It's hard to put down once you start and is like a penny on amazon.

u/drdrp · 6 pointsr/medicalschool

Learning Radiology by Herring is a good beginner's book.

Learning Radiology: Recognizing the Basics, 3e

u/ayyyyyyyyyyy2yyylmao · 3 pointsr/medicalschool

Felson's Principles of Chest Roentgenology

Simple, clear, concise. Will teach you to understand how pathology presents on x-rays.

u/sevenbeef · 2 pointsr/medicalschool

I like these programmed texts too and know of two:

Sidman's Neuroanatomy: A Programmed Learning Tool

Felson's Principles of Chest Roentgenology, A Programmed Text, 4e

u/djd02007 · 7 pointsr/medicalschool

Two things I've heard are you can get a suitcase that can double as a suit bag (something like this), or alternately sometimes can call the airline ahead of time to let them know you're bringing this on so they know. However I have not had success with the latter strategy in my small sample size so I'm going to try for the former and just get a suitcase that I can store the suit in

u/seychin · 4 pointsr/medicalschool

> Robert S. Lilly

My bad, it was Leonard Lilly.

Grapfruit and a handful of other things interact with heart drugs, these interactions aren't covered in too much detail in the textbook

u/Brozolamide · 1 pointr/medicalschool

In that case i would get something like USMLE RX or Kaplan for a year if you are really struggling with questions but if you are struggling with understanding the content . , this book saved me