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How to celebrate post-OSCE


Remember way back when I wrote about what the OSCE experience is like?  The nerve-wracking, sweat-inducing experience?  All that adrenaline pumping through your system while you wait to encounter that one station that will haunt you for the rest of your life?

It’s not that fun.  (Trust me, a large number of the class tanked the auto-fail pediatrics station.  Not fun.)

But I’ll tell you what is fun.  The post OSCE experience.

Let me break it down for you:

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Atalanta: The diabetic medical student

For those who don’t know, this past week our whole class was asked to “become” a diabetic to try and really understand what it is we’re diagnosing people with.  Fantastic idea.  Fantastic opportunity.

Not so fantastic to carry out.  Continue reading


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