A reader writes: “Is there a solution to inefficient paperwork? With such great technological advancement, do you foresee any computerized forms of paperwork to make it less inefficient?” Sure. We have a great electronic record system at one of our departments (the T-System) which makes documentation and order writing a lot easier than previously. The […]

Highway Robbery Might as well come out and say it. The Step 2 Clinical Skills test is a swindle foisted on medical students by bureaucrats with too much time on their hands and not enough to keep them occupied. It had its origin in the the clinical skills test administered to foreign medical graduates to […]


March 8, 2006 | Leave a Comment

Your First Big Hurdle in Medical School I got a fairly decent but not spectacular score on both Step 1 and Step 2 of the USMLE (United State Medical Licensing Exam) so I am not claiming any revealed wisdom or special insight into the tests. You must take what follows as my opinion alone and […]