close

Dr Wendy Evans-Uhegbu

Student hub

What Do Medical Students Do With Their Summer Breaks?

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Summer breaks are great, especially when you’re studying for a demanding degree in uni. Everyone looks forward to those 2 or 3 months of not having to go into class or study for tests and exams. However, whatever you choose to do with your summer break is key. (more…)

read more
Others

Negative African Stereotypes: Do Africans Live On Trees?

Reading Time: 5 minutes

A Stereotype according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “a standardized mental picture that is held in common by members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment” (more…)

read more
HealthStudent hub

How much do you know about sickle cell disease?

Reading Time: 1 minute

Sickle cell disease is very common, especially within the black population. But how much do you actually know about this very common disease? In the spirit of World Sickle Cell day (June 19th), take this quiz to find out and learn more about the condition (more…)

read more
FoodHealth

What’s the need for fat-soluble vitamins?

Reading Time: 4 minutes

Fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, and K) are a group of vitamins that have the ability to dissolve in the fats and oils in the body. They are mostly gotten from animal products, plants, as well as (more…)

read more
Mnemonics

The ABCDE of Melanoma

Reading Time: 1 minute

Melanoma is a common type of skin cancer that has the ability to metastasize (spread from its site of origin to other parts of the body). It arises when (more…)

read more
Student hub

3 Things They Don’t Teach You In Medical School

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Medical School focuses on instilling medical knowledge within the curriculum, that is needed to transform a medical student into a competent physician. That’s great but (more…)

read more
Residency trainingUSA

The 2019-20 USA Residency Timeline

Reading Time: 3 minutes

The journey to securing a residency program in the US for International medical graduates (IMGs) can be a long and daunting one. From preparing for the various exams to choosing a residency program to getting US clinical experience and so (more…)

read more
Health

How Much Do You Know About Ovarian Cancer?

Reading Time: 1 minute

In honor of Ovarian Cancer Day which was two days ago, here’s a quiz to refresh your knowledge of ovarian cancer.

(more…)
read more
Electives

Electives: Africa vs America

Reading Time: 3 minutes

As mentioned in a previous article, electives are becoming a fundamental part of medical education especially in European and North American medical schools. The experience is invaluable no matter where you choose to go, but have you ever wondered what the differences are (more…)

read more
Electives

Questions to ask yourself before booking an elective

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Planning clinical electives abroad isn’t a walk in the park. There is a lot of research that you’ll need to do, key decisions you’ll have to make, and generally loads and loads of planning, coupled with the responsibility of school (more…)

read more
1 2 3 5
Page 1 of 5