Becoming a Physician

Scholarship recipients share their experiences as UF medical students

Posts Tagged ‘rotation’

New year, new rotation

Posted: Jan 28th, 2014 •• Category: Uncategorized

Girard Cua It is a new year, and I have spent the first three weeks of it with the trauma surgery team at UF Health Shands Hospital here in Gainesville. I am currently on my surgery rotation, which has been quite a departure from my previous rotations so far. I am enjoying it very much, […]

Sutures and knots: The basics of surgery

Posted: Nov 7th, 2013 •• Category: Uncategorized

Lauren Simmons Before starting my surgery rotation I was very nervous because of the comments I heard from upperclassmen about their experiences.┬áThe most frequent complaints were rarely having time to eat a decent meal and that sleep came at a premium. Fortunately for me, my first specialty was the otolaryngology service, which has a good […]

Nearer than your next heartbeat

Posted: Oct 12th, 2013 •• Category: Uncategorized

Girard Cua I have just finished my rotation in obstetrics here in Gainesville, and it has been my favorite rotation so far. I have done many new and challenging things, like helping deliver babies and assisting with C-sections, while also building on skills I was already familiar with, like seeing follow-up patients in the continuity […]