New (at least to me) Med Student Blog

You all should check out the blog at He’s currently a medical student at Baylor College of Medicine and the latest post (as of 1/25/10) is a fun read (link to aforementioned post). He also tweets, so if you are a social media fan, go ahead and follow too.


How to Date a Med Student

Fox News published a story in their “Love & Marriage” section online by Marissa Kristal entitled “How to Date a Med Student. Here are a few selected nuggets of wisdom (a link to the full article can be found below):

6. here will be weeks you’ll forget you even have a boyfriend—friends will ask how he is and you’ll say, “What? Who? Oh….right. He’s well…I think.”
3. Learn to hide your “ew, gross” reactions when they tell you all the stuff you never wanted to know about your bodily functions.
1. Don’t expect to see them. Ever.




TED Talks: Mirror Neurons

@kwdodd posted this video on his Twitter feed and I just found this short 8 min clip fascinating. We briefly heard about these things called “mirror neurons” in neuroscience class but Dr. Ramachandran does an excellent job of explaining what these things are and why they are so amazing.

Hopefully some of you enjoy this.