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Struck By Lightning

I have wrestled with this blog post for months now. After the circumstances of this past year, many have asked me to write a blogpost……

How many countries can you see in one morning?

Costa Rica. Uruguay. Cuba. Puerto Rico. Mexico. Dominican Republic. South Carolina. Colombia. Dr. López excitedly marked down the places of origin of each of the…

Cognitive Dissonance

I have grappled with this post, both with how to articulate the words and feelings I felt and still feel as well as with the…

The History Will Tell You What You Need To Know

“Take the history.” In medical school, I quickly learned this was the go-to answer that would always be right but also buy you a few…

A Letter to New M3s

Dear Rising M3s, First things first, congratulations! You have officially moved past one of the hardest experiences in medical school (the dreaded Step 1). You…

Reflecting on 2018

Starting my third year of medical school brought a mix of emotions: eagerness, nervousness and wonder. Now halfway through, my heart has been touched and…

Keep Going

Medicine is my dream.  It puts you to the test, figuratively and literally.  Being able to be in its presence is something that is earned…

GHS Community Health Summit

On April 8, 2017, Greenville Health System hosted the 11th Annual Minority Health Summit (now known as the Community Health Summit). The Summit is a yearly…

To Dean Douglas

To Dean Douglas: medic, instructor, volunteer, father, husband and friend. With so many commemorating your extraordinary life in service, one can’t help but think of…

Lessons from a Fire Station

One of my favorite aspects of attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOMG) consists of riding with medics on ambulances once…