Intern year went by so fast! But I only say that because it’s over now. Hindsight is very different than the day to day struggle. While it was happening, it felt like it would never end. It was such a … Continue reading Intern year is over!
First off, I’m free from grips of STEP3!! That 2-day exam was exhausting to say the least. Lucky for me, I had the weekend off afterwards to I could melt my brain for a little while before getting back to … Continue reading Interview season from a resident’s perspective
Hey! It’s been a while since I’ve written, I’ve been doing more videos and honestly haven’t been feeling very open lately, which I won’t apologize for (and you shouldn’t either if you ever feel the same way). The past several … Continue reading Updates: New rotation, STEP3 prep…is it nap time yet?
A couple days ago I turned 26 years old, and I have to admit this is the first birthday I’ve had where I actually feel like I’m getting old. Like life is about to accelerate away from me. I don’t … Continue reading Another year older, another year wiser?
There’s obviously major differences between being a med student and being a resident, but the transition itself isn’t really talked about that much! Seems like people just go to residency, disappear, and you just see them on social media from time to time. I decided to film a video about my transition thus far, or at least some it. If I talked about everything, we’d be here all day. It hasn’t been as terrible as I thought it would be, but it definitely has been challenging to step into the role of physician. The imposter syndrome still lingers. Even today … Continue reading Med School vs Residency
It’s been a week and I still hesitate to introduce myself at Dr. Okoye. I quickly realized the weight held by that prefix and I am definitely not equipped to handle it at the moment. My first week of … Continue reading Oh you’re a doctor, doctor!?
The time has come for me to officially step in my role as a doctor. I’m now someone’s PCP (primary care provider). I’m now the one who’s name is attached to the patient when they’re admitted to my service … Continue reading Playtime is over!