Medical Mondays: Overcoming the Barriers as an IMG

Happy Monday! Hope everyone is doing well! It was amazing speaking with many of you last week during my talk. I hope the information I shared was motivating and helpful. Thank you for attending 🙂 The talk was hosted by IMG Career Counselling. Please contact Ms. Ranika Singh if you require help with both your... Continue Reading →

Medical Mondays: Internal Medicine

Hello everyone! Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian folks. Hope you are doing well and staying safe & healthy. Sleepy me. First day of IM & first on-call day. Disclaimer: The views expressed here are my own and do not reflect the views of the program that I matched at. It has been a busy several... Continue Reading →

First month of family medicine residency.

Hi everyone! First month of residency is OVER. How did that fly by? In my program the first month is called "Bootcamp". It is a mix of clinic days, lectures/seminars, certification courses and just easing into residency. I very much appreciated it and enjoyed it to the max! Disclaimer: The views expressed here are my... Continue Reading →

My thoughts on PRP2

Happy Monday everyone! PRP2 is over! I will be finally starting residency NEXT WEEK! Very surreal. From June 29th to July 1st we are free and then orientation begins on July 2nd. We have many days of orientation, but these are all done online. I only have to go in June 29th (today) to pick... Continue Reading →

Baby Must Haves 0 -12 months

Hi everyone! Edit: I started this post when my baby was 8 months old, now he is 13 months and I am just finishing this post now! Hope this comes in useful to those looking for baby items (either to buy for yourself, to put on your registry or as a gift)! Hope you are doing... Continue Reading →

FAQ Part 2

Hi everyone! I know this is supposed to be a Medical Monday post but I won't have time tomorrow. I have officially moved to my new city & I begin my first day at my family medicine residency program on Monday! Super exciting and I am also nervous! The agenda: pick up our ID badges,... Continue Reading →

FAQ about residency interviews & matching.

Hi everyone! The final results from the poll I conducted on Instagram and Twitter *drum roll please* most votes were for Frequently asked questions about residency and examinations. I will split this into two sections as there were many questions that were asked. Thanks guys for sending them in! Today I will be writing about... Continue Reading →

My CaRMS Match Story

Hello my readers! I have been itching to write a post like this for YEARS. Now, I can finally do it! If you don't already know, I MATCHED! I got into one of the best family medicine programs in Canada and my top choice! I am over the moon! There are no words to describe... Continue Reading →

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