Life After Intern Year

If any of y’all just so happened to be wondering if there was any kind of magical transformation or overnight revelation between the last day of intern year and the first day of PGY-2 year (post-graduate year 2), let me go on ahead and hit you with a newsflash. There is no magical transformation. There […]

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The Impact of Self-Awareness

Just like many of y’all out there, I’ve had a lot on my mind lately. Between adjusting to pandemic life, fighting against systemic racism on a daily basis and everything in between, there is so much that I want to talk through and do to help try and make this world a better place, but […]

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The Marathon Continues

I’m about to tell you something that you may be really shocked to hear. Or at least as somewhat as shocked as I was when I realized it last week. I’M A QUARTER OF THE WAY THROUGH MY INTERN YEAR. I couldn’t believe it when someone mentioned it to me. Like, I really have already […]

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The “Best Start To Intern Year” Award Goes To…

I’m two weeks into my intern year and I must say, I could not have asked for a smoother transition into this new era of my life. I’m sure that I would be in the running of the “Best Start To Intern Year” Award, if such an award existed. I say that because while many […]

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The Dawn Of A New Era

On Monday June 24th, my residency training will officially begin. Lemme say it again for the people in the back. (Mostly for myself though 😅) I AM OFFICIALLY STARTING MY RESIDENCY TRAINING THIS MONDAY!!! I’m really excited to finally start being a doctor and to practice honing my medical skills! My two-week orientation period was absolutely […]

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Christel Wekon-Kemeni, (7/8) M.D.

SEVEN SEMESTERS.  SEVEN-EIGHTHS. 87.5 %. It is nothing short of amazing that I’ve not only made it this far into my medical training, but that I’ve made it about 3.5 years into medical school without losing my overall positive and resilient mindset. What’s just as amazing to me is that I’ve ACTUALLY managed to update […]

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Evolution.

That extra hour that Daylight Savings gave me today was a glorious gift. I got to “sleep in” and I still got up at a very reasonable time to take full advantage of my day off! It feels great to wake up refreshed and know that you have the full day to do whatever you […]

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