Posterior Tubercles of the Transverse Processes of Vertebrae C1-C4

The posterior tubercles of the transverse processes of vertebrae C1-C4. That’s the origin of the Levator Scapulae. And that’s one of the many hundreds of things I am learning already, and have to remember for life. The mindset I have being in medical school is so different from the mindset I had as an undergraduate and post-bacc. When I was… Continue reading

Formal Orientation

Today was formal orientation where the higher officers of the school officially welcomed us. For three hours, they introduced us to the honor code, the school policies, activities and services offered on campus, and general information. Here are some of the speakers today:
  • Director of Community Services
  • Associate Dean of Medical Education
  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Interim Dean of Basic Sciences
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    Flying Over The Caribbean

    About: We often focus too much on the destinations that we forget the journey is often times the best part, and the sky is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Highlights: When you're flying from the States to St. Maarten, you'll pass by the Bahamas. It's a joy seeing all the different islands below and imagine what it's like living on a tiny dot in the middle of the vast ocean. Remember to have your map out ready! Continue reading