Golden Opportunities

With my time in the NICU having now come to an end, I am now one less block away from finally receiving my M.D. in May! My next rotation will be on the Hematology/Oncology service, where I’ll be completing my first Acting Internship (AI). For those of you not familiar with the concept of an […]

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Makin’ Moves

So this is very random, but I figured that I had to start of by saying that I just googled “Black Man, M.D.” for fun and this blog is actually one of the first things that pop up as a search result! Ayyyeeee!!! And then I googled “black medical student blog” and I’m also on the […]

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Shifting Gears

Any of y’all know the difference between Leukemia and Lymphoma? I thought I did…until last week happened. I really had no idea how complex these cancers were. Like, you don’t just have leukemia. It’s broken up into various subtypes such as acute myelogenous leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic myelogenous leukemia and chronic lymphoblastic leukemia. Same with […]

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Bloody Start

They not playing around this year fam. From day one, we’ve been bombarded with information about hematology, also known as the study of blood. Ever since our two-hour orientation last Monday morning, we’ve learned where and how blood is made, the different types of cells that make up our blood, the dire importance of hemoglobin […]

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