All posts tagged Tori Seigler

What does it mean to be mentally ill?

When you walk into a psychiatric hospital on the first day of your M3 psychiatry clerkship, you don’t know what to expect. It’s terrifying and…

Cat vs. Bath: A Metaphor for Life

As you may have realized by now, I really enjoy sharing pictures of my cat. He makes me laugh, which is something you desperately need…

FIFA World Cup and the Brazilian Healthcare System

When you finish your first year of medical school, you are filled with an immense sense of relief and an overwhelming need to go lay…

Grape Dynasty

On our first day of medical school, way back in July, the administrators announced that we would all be split into groups that they would…

The Subconscious: A Hidden Monster

A man and his son were in an accident, and each was rushed to the emergency room. As the young boy was wheeled into an…

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When did we start calling the South’s annual (maybe) snow a Snowpocalypse?

When I was young, I remember looking forward to snow with so much excitement I could barely contain it. As anyone who grew up in…

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To adopt or not adopt… That is the question

Starting a new chapter in your life can be difficult, intimidating, and anxiety provoking — especially when that new chapter promises a step back from…

The Medical School Apocalypse

As August came to a close, whispers of the impending medical school apocalypse began to travel throughout the M1 class. During breaks, groups could be…

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FooFoo Is Cooked and Other Calamities

“You’re about to wrap a seat belt around his neck; I don’t think that’s going to be very comfortable.” A statement like this in EMT…

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Is This Medical School?

As I rolled into Greenville a week before school started, I couldn’t help thinking that I was running in the wake of dust behind the…