Introducing Amanda Xi, MD

Today’s inane images of the day:

Amanda Xi Graduation
The stereotypical post-graduation-ceremony school photo.
Amanda Xi WDIV interview
I was interviewed by our local WDIV Channel 4’s Dr. McGeorge!

After four wonderful years at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, I can now call myself Dr. Amanda Xi. Thank you to my supportive family, boyfriend, friends, colleagues, and blog readers that have helped push me through the tough times and celebrated the joys with me. I could not have done it without all of you.

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Resources for 3rd year clerkship success [honors]

Today’s inane image of the day:

Surgery Clerkship Books
The books I used to study for my Surgery clerkship and shelf exam.

[Entry Last Updated: 6/23/15] Spring/Summer marks a time of transitions in medical training. Premedical students prepare to begin their training; seasoned first year medical students disperse to conduct research, travel or volunteer; second year medical students emerge from their study caves to see the light of day following the grueling USMLE Step 1 and begin to infiltrate the wards; third year medical students apply to away rotations, compile their resumes, ask for letters and prepare for the best year of medical school; fourth year medical students participate in commencement festivities and bask in the final days of freedom before residency.

It’s quite an exciting time!

Anyway, this entry is meant to provide a list of the resources I used to study for my third year clerkships and shelf exams. I’ll also include other resources I’ve heard others using.

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