Dr. Israel I. Taylor, MD, MPH
Hi all! I recently found myself explaining the process of applying to residency many times over during this interview season. It's quite unique (and complicated), and not intuitive by any means, so I found it suitable for a post! It's all written out in this thread I created not too long ago. Feel free to… Continue reading Residency and Match 101
As of June 2019, 9 states have passed early abortion laws, including Alabama where it is now illegal to obtain an abortion at any time during pregnancy, except if the woman’s health is at serious risk. Laws like these are slowly taking away women’s rights to make decisions about their own bodies. 2. Rather than… Continue reading Women’s Rights are Human Rights
On June 20, 2016, I published my first blog post on The It Factor and began the journey of documenting my way through medical school. As a memoir to where I've been, and where I've yet to go, I created a "Draw My Journey" video! I figured this would be a fun way to let… Continue reading 3 Years of The It Factor!
6:30am: *alarm* shower, brush teeth, get to hospital while watching the sun rise. 6:30-7:50: visit patient rooms, asks about their stay so far. Any new meds? How is your pain today? What can I do for you? Stick around for a story or two. Update list and rush back for... 8:30-9:30: Intern report. An internist’s… Continue reading Internal Medicine: A Day In The Life
What's the difference? IS there a difference? Are nursing school and medical school part of the same program? These are some of the questions I've encountered and figured would be prime content for it's own dedicated blog post. I've partnered up with my friend and fellow healthcare professional, RNoire, to answer some of your questions.… Continue reading The Scoop: Medicine & Nursing
https://youtu.be/Mv55vqm8z_k A typical Friday night study break.
How is medical school? I never really know what the expected answer is here, lol. Everything is everything. How are your grades? What matters is we have our health. Which specialty are you choosing? I can honestly appreciate the curiosity but be aware that (dare I say) most medical students will change their minds before… Continue reading Questions your medical student dreads during Thanksgiving dinner: