Exercise has done more for me than probably any other long-term habit has or ever will do.
Prepare, prepare, prepare. From what I’ve seen on rotations and externships, a lot of students and residents are so busy all day and don’t give themselves time for a quick meal.
Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.
I remember one time in clinic early morning and seeing 100-200 people lined up on the street at 6:30 am in the morning hoping to be seen by us.
I think that every medical specialist should do at least one medical mission in their career. In most cases, you will find that it will be one of the most rewarding things you will do.
I had never seen the patient before, but I could tell something did not look right.
-The Residents Vol 2
Be a mentor, teach, and maybe be involved in a local residency program.....
In the long run, I just think, the worst thing you can do is go to work and go home, and don’t do anything else. Work and go home. Work and go home. You help grow your own profession when you get involved.
- Dr. Dock Dockery
Pursuing a public health degree has long been one of my career goals. It was a subject that I thought could provide a solid foundation for research knowledge and patient care.
-Dr. Shih DPM, MPH
Everybody in podiatry has a story - a unique beginning, a struggle, and a motivation. We all come from different backgrounds and different customs, but what unites us is our love for our profession.
Hallux: Stories, Experiences, & Personal Advice as Told By Podiatry Students
You may not be able to change the whole world, but you can transform the world of the patient in front of you