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Thanksgiving Black Friday Steals

EDIT: now through Sunday you get 20% off your purchase of $200 or more at Bloomingdale’s! This deal actually includes the classic Burberry trenches which NEVER go on sale so if you’ve been eying one here is your chance to get it for $350-$400 off. I bought the Sandringham earlier this year and I LOVE […] Read more…

A photo taken by my former classmate, now Dr. Lai, illustrating all of the books it takes to make a physician.

Dermatology Textbook Guide

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about which dermatology textbooks I recommend for premeds, pre-PA students, nursing students, and dermatology residents. There are SO MANY resources out there, enough to make our heads spin, and which book you like entirely depends on your personal learning style. Here are some of the ones that I […] Read more…

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Medical School Reunion in NYC

This past weekend we had a mini Stanford medical school reunion in NYC (last one was in Nashville, post here) and it was GLORIOUS! I can’t tell you how much seeing two of my former roommates / besties lifted my spirits since I’ve been feeling kind of stressed out lately. The random 78 degree weather this weekend helped […] Read more…

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A Letter to Myself during College Admissions

This past weekend I was home in California and one of my major tasks was cleaning out a huge bookshelf in my room at my parents’ home. This was the room that I grew up in from 8th grade onwards, so the bookshelves were PACKED with stuff. I found school photos from kindergarten onwards, tons […] Read more…

National Psoriasis Foundation Resident Meeting

National Psoriasis Foundation Resident’s Meeting

This past weekend I was in Philly attending the annual Resident’s Meeting with the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), a non profit organization whose mission is to “drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.” I haven’t been to any resident specific conferences before, so I didn’t know what to expect, but […] Read more…

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