There are a number of options within Medical Passions to help connect members, including the following: Medical ‘Groups’ allow members to find others who share very specific interests / similarities.
Medical Forums allow members to post on topics of interest.
One of the most popular google searches that brings people to my blog is something along the lines of "dating in medical school" based on this post I wrote a year ago.
When a student is involved in a relationship, he or she typically receives valuable encouragement and positive reinforcement—helping to keep him or her healthy, happy, and optimistic.
3) A relationship can be a great motivating factor.
You'll wonder how you ever managed to pass school on your meager one hour of studying per night. " will be the standard excuse for forgetting anniversaries, birthdays, and, if you get this far, probably the birth of your first-born. You'll need friends with unending patience who pretend never to get sick of listening to your endless venting and complaints.
For them, hitting the books 8-to-10 hours a day is not uncommon, nor difficult. But ask them if your knee is swollen, or what you should do to tame your mucous-filled cough, or why the heck your head feels like someone's been drilling through it for oil for two weeks straight, and they won't have a clue. “My brain's filled with so much information, I can't be expected to remember THAT!
Medical school is an incredibly stressful time for every student.
Between keeping up with reading assignments, preparing for tests, and staying on top of other requirements, there is little time left in the day to eat and sleep—let alone pursue any type of social life. Support them when they come home after each test, upset because they failed—and gently remind them after they get their well above passing grade how unnecessary the "I'm going to fail out of medical school and never become an MD" dramatics are.5. Some will be extremely rare, others will be more mundane. They will be certain they have it (no second opinions necessary). I think." Read: Married To A Doctor, I Was A Lonely Newlywed... They'll make you hyper-aware that germs are everywhere and on everything. Learn to hide your "ew, gross" reactions when they tell you all the stuff you never wanted to know about your bodily functions.4.We weren't on the same life path, didn't want the same things, and overall weren't a good match anymore.Three quarters of a year later, I'm now dating someone I go to school with.For them, hitting the books 8-to-10 hours a day is not uncommon, nor difficult. The name of the 8 billion-lettered, German sounding cell that lives in the depths of your inner ear, the technical term for the "no one's ever heard of this disease" disease that exists only on one foot of the Southern tip of the African continent.