Briogeo Scalp Revival Shampoo & Conditioner Product Review

Briogeo Scalp Revival Charcoal + Coconut Micro-Exfoliating Shampoo Product Details: The “Scalp Revival” line by Briogeo contains Binchotan charcoal which is derived from the wood of the Japanese Ubame Oak tree. The process of making this charcoal involves heating the wood and then covering with a mixture of earth, sand and ash creating a charcoal … More Briogeo Scalp Revival Shampoo & Conditioner Product Review

Top 10: Apps all Medical Students Should Download

1) The Skimm  (Free – $2.99) The Skimm is a daily email that contains a condensed version of the latest news. It hits my inbox at around 5:30 AM and I read it religiously before walking out the door in the morning. This email covers natural disasters, politics, current events and pop culture references just like … More Top 10: Apps all Medical Students Should Download

A Tale of Two Patients

Two patients.
Two Outcomes.
One Common Problem.

America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. In 2015 there were more than 33,000 overdose deaths. This number rose to more than 64,000 deaths in 2016 and these numbers show no signs of slowing down. To put these numbers in perspective, more than double the number of people died by drug overdose last year than the number of people killed by gun violence.
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Imposter Syndrome

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor.”   It’s a common sentiment heard among medical students. Many of my classmates had grown up in families of doctors, and it was just expected that medical school was the next step. Unlike many of my classmates, I don’t have anyone in the medical field in … More Imposter Syndrome