Med Student Stereotypes

Med School Stereotypes (The 21 types of medical students You’ll Meet)

Spend anytime as a med student and you’ll notice very different breeds of people. Some have endearing quirks, others are just plain strange. Either way, med school stereotypes, of which there are quite a few, abound. Personally, I straddle quite a few of the 21 characteristics on this (by no means exhaustive) list. It’s largely …

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Famous Medical School Dropouts

10 famous medical school dropouts (Darwin, Gasol And More!)

Failing medical school need not be so daunting. Plenty of people, from worlds as diverse as elite sports, literature, entertainment and exploration, have done just that. All while making a name for themselves anyway. Famous med school dropouts you might not know about? Charles Darwin Roald Amundsen Andre Breton Jonathan Safran Foer Pau Gasol And …

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Why Do Doctors Wear Crocs?

Why Do Doctors Wear Crocs? (Are They Free & Why Are They Sometimes Banned?)

Crocs are a popular shoe brand for doctors mainly because of how easy they are to clean and sterilise. Working in medicine exposes people to blood, urine and other fluids that can easily stain clothes and footwear. The foam material that most Crocs are made from can easily be machine or hand-washed clean with no …

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Charles University Medicine

Studying Medicine in Czech Republic: Charles University Medicine (An honest Perspective)

This article is a submission from José Silva, a Portuguese International Medicine Graduate who studied medicine in Europe; Czech Republic. I reached out to José and asked him if he could share some of his story, particularly his experiences getting into med and studying at Charles University Faculty of Medicine, Pilsen. Like mine, his story …

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