Should You Postpone a Semester During the Pandemic? A Medical Student’s Perspective

Medical education has taken a hard hit from COVID-19, affecting programs and hospitals all around the world. Leaving medical students uncertain if universities and hospitals are ready to provide us wi

Nov 2, 2020 by Santiago Callegari


Overcoming My Fear of Blood as a Med Student

All of us question the reason to choose a career path. Some of us struggle right before the decision, some of us after. Medicine is a tough decision after all. But what are you supposed to do if you a

Oct 31, 2020 by Aylin Canik


7 Steps to Take During Residency to Prepare for a Full-Time Locum Tenens Career​

This article was originally published on Student Doctor Network, a nonprofit service to help build a diverse doctor workforce by providing free advising resources, tools, and peer support forums

Oct 30, 2020 by Vladimir Dzhashi, MD

Osmosis News

Diffusion Studios Partner Spotlight: International Food Information Council

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on the International Food Information Council (IFIC), which Osmosis has partnered with to create evidence-based nutrition information.What is the International F

Oct 29, 2020 by Osmosis Team


Breaking Barriers: Systemic Racism in Medical School

In the United States, minorities must often approach the world with a set of unspoken rules and regulations. They often feel unspoken pressures to challenge stereotypes and "break barriers." On today'

Oct 28, 2020 by Dianne Omire-Mayor


Climate Change and COVID Unmask Health Fault Lines – But There’s a Way Out

Osmosis has recently partnered with MedicGuild, a community which builds conversations and resources by and for medical students and doctors. This article was written by MedicGuild and published

Oct 27, 2020 by MedicGuild Team

Study Tips

How to Survive the First Year at Medical School

You got into Medical school! Congratulations! You have worked hard to get here and hopefully can't wait to get started! However, after selection into medical school, a new stage of life begins—a

Oct 26, 2020 by Ather Iqbal


Reflecting on Medical School

Osmosis Medical Education Fellow, Alex Hurtado, reflects on his start to medical school hoping to provide support for incoming and current medical students. Can you share your path to medical sch

Oct 23, 2020 by Alex Hurtado

Tools for Productivity in Medical School and Beyond: Part 2

Last week on the blog we talked about productivity tools for creating and tracking projects, time management, and focusing. Today on Part 2 of the blog, Osmosis Medical Education Fellow Abe Baker shar

Oct 21, 2020 by Abe Baker

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Osmosis Raise the Line Podcast: October 2020 Update

Have you listened to Osmosis's Raise the Line podcast yet? Each week, Osmosis's Shiv Gaglani (co-founder and CEO) and Dr. Rishi Desai (Chief Medical Officer) participate in engaging conversa

Oct 20, 2020 by Osmosis Team