Term 2 — Medical School at SGU

After 3-4 weeks of winter break, term 2 started up with full speed ahead. Personally, I didn’t think term two was going to be as hard as term one, because I knew what to expect and I knew I could do this. With that being said, it was definitely harder for me. I told myself […]

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Levera National Park – Leatherback Turtles and Welcome Stone

About halfway through my second semester of medicine, a group of term two students and myself, took a much needed break from studying to go to Levera National Park in Grenada. St. Georges University was about two hours from Levera National Park! My taxi driver and friend, Ray, took us to the other end of […]

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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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Week 1 on the Island: The Unexpected Waves of Reality

As soon as I was accepted into St. George’s University, I started a countdown on my phone so that I could see how many days until I got to start this exciting, new adventure. As the days decreased, my excitement increased. It wasn’t until three days before departure, that I realized what was happening. On […]

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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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