Will

Born and raised in the UK, Will went into medicine late (31) after a career in journalism. He's into football (soccer), learned Spanish after 5 years in Spain, and has had his work published all over the web. Read more.

How to Study Without Flashcards

How to Study Without Flashcards (5 Best Techniques)

Flashcard fatigue can be real. The prospect of grinding through your homemade or digital flashcard decks, seemingly everyday ad infinitum, takes a lot of discipline. And although effective (if following certain card-making rules), some students just don’t like using them. So how do you study without flashcards? The best ways to study without flashcards are …

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5 Best Emergency Medicine (EM) Residency Programs (Key Info & Data)

Emergency Medicine (EM) is a fast-paced, challenging, and hugely rewarding medical specialty. At an average of 3-4 years in residency length, it’s also shorter than longer haul specialties like general surgery (5 years), otolaryngology (5 years), plastic surgery (6 years), and more. Doctors choosing EM as a career can look forward to caring for acutely …

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6 Best ENT Otolaryngology Residency Programs (Key Info & Data)

ENT, or (ear, nose, and throat), is one of the oldest medical specialties, producing otorhinolaryngologists, otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, or ENT surgeons or physicians. Also a popular surgical subspecialty, it’s highly competitive, ranking close to dermatology and the other surgical subspecialties in terms of demand. To stand a chance of getting accepted as a …

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5 Best Psychiatry Residency Programs (Key Info & Data)

Psychiatry is an interesting medical specialty that’s attracting increased attention thanks to a renewed cultural and societal focus on mental health. With an average US base salary of $236,000, it’s also less competitive than other higher-paying medical specialties. The best psychiatry residency programs offer those interested in the field the greatest training possible and boast …

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5 Best Dermatology Residency Programs (Key Info & Data)

Dermatology is a hugely popular medical specialty, not just for its “lifestyle friendly” fit, but also probably because of its $358,000 average US salary. Focused on skin, nails, hair, and other cosmetic issues, it’s also an important one. The best dermatology residency programs offer those interested in the specialty the greatest training possible in the …

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5 Best Internal Medicine Residency Programs (Key Info & Data)

Internal medicine is a varied medical specialty, encouraged by its $227,118 average salary and its 3-year training program. Focused on dealing with the prevention and diagnosis of disease, it’s also an important one. The best internal medicine residency programs offer those interested in the specialty the greatest training possible in the field and boast some …

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6 Best General Surgery Residency Programs (Key Info & Data)

General surgery is a hugely popular medical specialty, undoubtedly encouraged by its $400,000 median US salary. Focused on using surgical procedures to repair injury, remove disease and promote healing, it’s also an important one. The best general surgery residency programs offer those interested in the specialty the greatest training possible in the field and boast …

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