Pauline W. Chen, October 24, 2013
Sandwiched between three mind-numbing years of basic science courses and
hospital rotations and the lockdown years of residency training, the fourth year
of medical school has long been a welcome respite for future doctors. It is the
only time in their medical education when students have few requirements and a
plethora of elective course offerings – and the time to go on vacation and spend
time with friends and family.
“Do it now,” a mentor said as I was about to start my last year, “because you
may never get the chance again.”
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