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Surgical Subspecialty Wrap-up Part 2 of 3: Vascular Surgery

“If you want to take care of people, do medicine. If you want to fix people, do surgery.” – Cardiothoracic Surgery Resident Vascular Surgery – Eskenazi Hospital For my next rotation, it was off to Eskenazi Hospital. This is one of the three Level 1 trauma centers in Indiana, all of which are located in

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Making a Physician: the USMLE STEP 1

The ISTEP, the SAT, the MCAT, and now the USMLE. These are a series of acronyms that evoke a primal, almost nauseating response among those of us that have fought the gauntlet of standardized testing for the majority of our lives. It is monumental tests like this: single-day, multiple-hour, multiple-subject, and multiple headache-inducing exams that convert

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