Grenadian Hospital Visits

Term 5, is a unique term. After the first five weeks, there are no more SGU written exams, and the majority of your grades come from BSCE and CBSE, which are both standardized NBME tests. This is also the only term, where SGU takes its students to the hospitals for “clinicals.” Term 5 students go […]

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Term 5 Medical School @ SGU

In the past, Term 5 used to consist of pharmacology and pathophysiology with separate tests, as well as CBSE and BSCE. We were the first term to start covering pharm in term 4, so our term 5 was going to be different. In the first 5 weeks, we covered the remaining micro, pathology, and pharm, […]

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Term 1 of Medical School at SGU

This time last year I was counting down the days until I’d be leaving for Grenada. One year later, I’m dreading the return to the island (less than one week before term 3 begins). I was very excited to pursue this adventure, and I am still stoked to be earning a medical degree, but I’d […]

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MIDWAY MASSAGE : Soothing Touch Massages Done by the Visually Impaired

Sitting at a cubicle or desk for the majority of your day is surprisingly hard on your butt and back. If I am not studying, I am eating, sleeping, or sitting in a desk at class for four hours at a time. The break from work is nice, but after completing almost half of the […]

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Squeezin’ In Some Scuba: Scuba Diving Certified in Grenada

This weekend, I officially became PADI (Professional Association of Diver Instructors) certified as an open water diver. I probably would not have gotten certified, if it weren’t for the tempting coral reef and saltwater marine life. Many years ago, I was diving with my dad. I was a teenager, and I knew little to nothing […]

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White Coat Ceremony

The day had finally come. The day that my fellow classmates and I took an oath to medicine, while we received our white coats. The moment we had all worked so hard for; all of us offering a different story (over 50 countries are represented in the student body of St. George’s University—School of Medicine—Class […]

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Why I Chose Caribbean Medicine

Pictured above is St. George’s University in Grenada where I am attending medical school in the fall. Today gave me clarity. I tell people that I am going to the Caribbean for medical school, and most of the time people ask the same question first. WHY? At first, I was taken back by this question, […]

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