Don’t get me wrong, I love Medicine and being a medical student, but sometimes I just really want to hurry up and start working as a doctor! Some of my friends however, love being students so much that they’ve done iBSCs (which are optional at Leicester) to extend the experience. But for me, now I’ve got my first jobs sorted (academic F1 in Wales next year), the urge to become Dr Wiseman has become stronger than ever. Seeing as I’ve got another year of Medicine to go, I decided to compile a list of the top things about being a medical student. After all, I think it’s a topic worth discussing: when you went to your medical school interview they asked you “Why do you want to be a doctor?” not “Why do you want to be a medical student?”, yet we spend between four and six years in training before we become doctors. Anyway, have a read of my list and add your own comments at the bottom.
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