All posts tagged Leanne Brechtel

“No day is ever mundane, no day is ever wasted.”

About three months ago, I got a call that changed my world. My mom was taken to the hospital with a heart rate pushing 200……

Gross Anatomy

Gross Anatomy. The infamous class of the first year of medical school. Everyone must take it, and there is no getting around the fact that…

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The Value of Failure

A while ago, I worked my first shift as an EMT-in-training. I use the word “worked” loosely, as I did very little work and quite a…

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A Reflection from a Brand New Medical Student

On Monday, 104 excited, albeit anxious, students woke up, got dressed, and headed out their doors, off to medical school orientation. As one of those lucky…