How Do I Pronounce That Again?

How Do I Pronounce That Again?

One of the biggest issues I've seen in my time as a medical student has been the ability of physicians to communicate efficiently with patients, and make things more understandable. We use big scientific terms, are in a hurry, and leave our patients confused and frightened. I want to combat that, here I want to make new developments in the world of medicine, healthcare and treatment more relatable. Ask questions, don't be afraid, and let's work make the patient-physician relationship more cohesive.

Tales From The Wards: A Patient That Gives Inspiration

11 Aug 2020 4 minute read 0 comments apizzle1593

I'm currently transitioning from the boring bookwork part of medical school, into the fresh, exciting life of clinical rotations currently. I've started out on a Family Medicine rotation, and I finally get to start seeing patients now and feeling lik...


4 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments apizzle1593

I realize I've taken a pretty big absence in writing, I was studying for my board licensing exams (I passed y'all, yay!!), but I think this topic is something that not only deserves to be talked about, but actually sickens me that I have to talk abou...

What Does Empathy Mean To You?

18 Apr 2020 5 minute read 0 comments apizzle1593

I know this is a deviation from the COVID series, and the second part will up soon, but after a conversation over some beers with another medical student (don't worry, we socially distanced, I promise) I think this would be a fun topic to dive into....

The Beginner's Guide to Coronavirus: Part I - The Basics

12 Apr 2020 5 minute read 0 comments apizzle1593

What a weird time to be alive, huh? I don't know about you guys, but I had a pretty shitty 2019, with high hopes that 2020 was bound to be better. Well, four months in and we have had World War III threats, Kobe dying, and now COVID-19. Nothing like...