CaRMS Application Prepa...

Originally posted on May 24, 2013.  Staff Review added on September 16, 2014. It seems like match season only just finished. And yet, as the last of the Saskatchewan snow drifts left us, a new crop of medical student clerks (or, as we call them on the prairies, JURSIs) began preparing to...

BoringEM CaRMS Classics

In the ramp up to CaRMS, BoringEM is committed to bringing you some classic content that we think will be useful.  Periodically over the next few weeks, we will be revising and posting some of the “Classics” from BoringEM around the CaRMS application period. And so I announce...

#TipsforEMexams: Dr. Ro...

#TipsforEMexam Series In the last post of this series, I (Dr. Teresa Chan) nominated a few people to blog about their EM exam tips for final year residents sitting their exams this year.  Dr. Nadim Lalani of USask already added his tips in the comments, but I also formally nominated Drs....

#TipsforEMexams: Exam S...

As September arrives, my thoughts always turn towards memories of being in school.  The fun, the initial excitement… but then… with memories of school comes memories of exams. Inspired by the “How I work smarter series” this series will outline study tips for EM exams. They...

10 Tips from Nurses to ...

There are lots of ways to prepare for clerkship, like finding mentors, reading up, and making learning goals, as outlined in this past post. While those tips will help you maximize your skills building and demonstrate your professional competencies, it’s also important to use clerkship...

Counterpoint: So you th...

Most medical schools and residency programs are not looking for a canned version of that clichéd answer – “I want to help people”,

Counterpoint: Think med...

It’s challenging to get into medical school and you are probably working diligently towards your goal.

Good luck – medicine can be an amazing career.

Counterpoint: Think med...

As an attending physician who is just about one full decade beyond your present point, I would like to thank-you for considering devoting your life to medicine.