• The Clinical Experience That Shaped Me

    Apr 12, 2019 by Caitlin Molczyk

    Clinical experiences can shape the way clinicians think, feel, and their approach to providing care. A med student shares an important experience as she learns to become the best doctor she can be.

    As a 7 year old learning about how my grandpa gave himself insulin injections ever... Continue reading

  • How to Stick to a Strict Study Schedule in Medical School Using Osmosis

    Apr 9, 2019 by Veronica Danquah

    Get tips on how to stick to a strict study habit to be successful in medical school and the boards.

    The pressure of the reckless flow of water from the water-hose gushed down my throat hours upon hours without a slight moment to catch my breath and then, I woke up! Eager as ever ... Continue reading

  • Learning How to Use Spaced Repetition in Medical School

    Apr 8, 2019 by Austin Eakin-Love

    Second year med student dramatically improved ability to memorize and recall medical facts with spaced-repetition.

    As a Canadian graduate entry student, I believed I began my medical degree with a solid understanding of the way I learned best. Having completed a BSc in biochemist... Continue reading

  • How To Choose Your Specialty

    Apr 3, 2019 by Elad Eylat

    How to choose a medical specialty that's right for you. Advice from a fourth year medical student.

    As I’m writing this, I find myself at the end of the process of choosing my specialty...I think. Maybe by the time you have read this post, I’ll have already changed my mind a ... Continue reading

  • Tips on finding the right residency program for you

    Mar 26, 2019 by Amin Azzam

    Dr. Amin Azzam shares tips on finding the right residency program for you.

    So you’ve figured out what kind of doctor you want to be? Congrats! That’s a major milestone worth celebrating. And soon enough you’ll need to start the process of applying to a residency in your chosen... Continue reading

  • Osmosis Updates: Mobile App Update - March 2019

    Mar 8, 2019 by Heidi Hildebrandt

    Mobile App Update - March 2019

    The Osmosis Product team has been designing, researching, and developing to improve your mobile Osmosis experience, and we’re excited to share these product updates with you!


    Video updateContinue reading

  • What is SOAP and why should you care?

    Mar 5, 2019 by Osmosis Team

    SOAP® stands for the Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program®, and is part of Match Week which occurs the third week of March each year. As many know, Match Week consists of a grueling process of...waiting. This is a time that truly tests one’s patience.

    In order to understand SOAP, a... Continue reading

  • Ace the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX-USA Level 1 with the Osmosis Study Schedule

    Feb 21, 2019 by Osmosis Team

    Right now many medical students are thinking about the USMLE® Step 1 and/or COMLEX-USA® Level 1 and how to best use their dedicated study time. Osmosis is here to make your life as a medical student easier, and with the latest updates to the study schedule we’re making your life a bit more effici... Continue reading

  • How I'm Managing Medical School with OCD

    Feb 21, 2019 by Jason Lundy

    Medical school is hard, but I’m sure you know this already. What they don’t tell you though, is that many medical students experience high amounts of stress – and this stress carries well into residency and beyond. As a result, mental health conditions can be exacerbated by the stress. A month in... Continue reading

  • How I Studied for the Shelf Exams and Survived Clinical Year

    Feb 21, 2019 by Claire Donnelley

    To be fair, I offer no magic answers. The clinical year is challenging, both academically and emotionally. You don’t always have time for the gym or watching the latest episode of GoT, and even though sometimes you have the greatest day, other times you just want to curl up in a ball and cry. I h... Continue reading

  • Page: 1 of 30