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Dr Wendy Evans-Uhegbu

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The 2020-21 USA Medical Residency Timeline

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Now that the 2020 Match Day is all done and dusted, another Residency application cycle is due to start really soon. Congratulations to everyone that matched. The journey to securing a residency program in the US for International medical graduates (IMGs) is a notoriously daunting one for many. And the process can be overwhelming and confusing if you don’t have the right information at hand.

Here’s a clear outline of the steps to take and when to take them to make sure you’re on track with all you have to get done and when you have to get them done. (more…)

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Health

Autism Spectrum: 10 Quick Facts

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It was the 13th annual World Autism Awareness Day yesterday (April 2nd). This day was set aside to encourage the need for self-education about autism, highlight the challenges faced by those living with autism, as well as put a spotlight on the unique skills and talents people with autism possess and how these talents if harnessed, can be useful additions to our communities at large.

In honor of World Autism Day 2020, here are 10 quick facts about Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorders. (more…)

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Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Myth vs Fact

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With the ongoing pandemic comes loads of panic as well as loads of information making their way around the internet. Information is good, and so is doing your research to learn as much as you can and stay up to date with recent happenings. (more…)

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International Women’s Day 2020: Great Women in Medical History

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Happy International Women’s Day (IWD)! 🙂

The theme for this year is #EachForEqual

IWD (March 8th) is a time set out not only to celebrate the achievements of women across the globe but also to put the spotlight on gender inequality and how it affects not just women but the economy at large. (more…)

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Student hub

International Students: 7 Guaranteed Ways to Save money while studying abroad

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As an international student, living abroad can be relatively expensive and so learning ways to manage your situation is key to staying on top of things money-wise. You’re already paying a killin’ in the name of tuition and accommodation fees, so why not save on the other things you actually have full control over? (more…)

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LifestyleOthersStudent hub

Our best of 2019: Top 10 most-read blog posts

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Happy new year! and welcome to 2020 😀

Looking back, we can say 2019 was a good year for the blog. We published a good number of insightful, high-quality articles for you, all curated by delectable authors in the medical field and beyond.

Keep on reading to find out what articles were read the most last year and why. Don’t miss out! (more…)

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Student hub

What not to do during Christmas breaks in medical school

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One thing I always looked forward to in medical school in Dublin was the Christmas breaks. It was always short and sweet and came with a vibe that was different from the summer and spring breaks. It had a “zero responsibility” (more…)

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LifestyleOthers

Thanksgiving 2019: Medical practice then vs now

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Happy Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? 

This year we’re thankful for all the remarkable age-long medical innovations that have made the understanding of diseases and the practice of medicine easier, more efficient, and of course more rewarding.  (more…)

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Electives

Medics Abroad is TWO!

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Guess what? MEDICS ABROAD IS TWO YEARS OLD! TWO YEARS OLD!!!

Speaking for every member of the team, I can honestly say it has been an exciting journey for us so far. It hasn’t always been rosy but thankfully we’ve made it through the many challenges that we have encountered. We’ve learned so much, we’ve changed somewhat (more…)

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Student hub

Bad grades last semester? No worries! 6 proven ways to level up

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It’s back to school for many, if not everyone. I always dreaded the end of summer breaks but at the same time, I appreciated the “fresh start” aspect of going into a new academic year. 

While we all hope for the best grades, lapses happen (more…)

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