Wayfaring MD

I am a family medicine resident who likes to highlight the hilarious in medicine as I write about patients, medical school, residency, medical missions, and whatever else strikes my fancy.



Disclaimer:
HIPAA is for reals, folks. All of my "patient stories" have been changed to protect patient privacy. I will change any or all identifiers, including age, location, race/ethnicity, sex, medical history, and quotes. Also, I am an anonymous internet person. Why should you trust an anonymous internet person to give you medical advice? Don't ask me, ask your doctor!
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Asker surfnrunnr Asks:
Hi! can you point me to some other med-student blogs?
wayfaringmd wayfaringmd Said:

Sure, here’s some I follow:

medicalstate - why aren’t you already following him? I’m on his inspiration list, and he’s on mine ;)

md-admissions  - funny conversations from med students

futureerdoc - US - fellow fourth year

medicineinstills - a med student’s experience told through photography

3x5byangie - a med student’s project 365

wordsthatididntsay - my fave pre-medder. I think we could be great buddies in real life. 

thenotquitedoctor - a pre-med who will be starting med school soon

mylifeasamedstudent - hasn’t updated in a while, but still great. 

descantforhope - a naturopathic student

wifeofadocstar - the wife of a 4th year med student

dr-zaman -a first year med student

hartmd - a first year student in Texas

purplequeens - UK 

mymedspace  - mostly pictures

medicalcase - a high school student who posts anatomy pictures

adventuresofaprokerryote - Canadians, this one’s for you. 

varcega - Philippines?

navamon - Caribbean

fabyeroca

js-anatomy - Scotland

whitecoatandstethoscope - Scotland

shouldbestudyingmedschool -US

inadvertentpremed -a non-traditional US pre-med student

padude - an ER PA in NY

Asker surfnrunnr Asks:
I just applied to medical school and I thought that schools can't see where you applied to. From what I understand, they can see where you've been accepted after a certain date in the Spring and for sure by May 15th, the day we have to relinquish all but one hold. Or..did they see all the places I applied to already before making their interview and final decisions? That could give schoolsreason to NOT interview and accept. ie. they can think "oh she won't come all the way out here anyways..."
wayfaringmd wayfaringmd Said:

I have ABSOLUTELY NO CLUE about this. None of this ever crossed my mind when I was applying (although I only applied to one school). The only answer I have is HAKUNA MATATA. Stop worrying about this stuff, seriously.

Anyone else got a good answer for this?