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Medical School Blog Gives Students “Dose of Reality

Just about every network on television features a show about young doctors and medical students in training. How realistic are they? //What’s the experience really like? The University of Michigan Medical School recently launched the “Dose of Reality” blogs, short for Web log, to help answer that question. The site enables 12 U-M medical students to blog, sharing with others their thoughts, feelings, triumphs and frustrations. The blogs also clue prospective medical students into what it’s like to attend the U-M Medical School, one of the best in the country. Ben Bryner is a third-year medical student. When he was 15, Bryner spent some time with a doctor in northern Mexico, and witnessed the great need a free clinic served in the local population.

“That’s when I knew that being a doctor was right for me,” he says.

The first two years of medical school are typically spent hitting the books, so this is the first year that Bryner has had significant time with patients. This year he rotates through most of the medical specialties as part of his training.

“When you’re on a rotation like surgery or internal medicine, you’re there all night and part of the next day. You may be at the hospital one or both days of the weekend from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m.,” he says. “It’s tough, but I’m learning a lot and it’s been a great experience so far.” Bryner became involved in the school’s student blog project when he was invited to submit an essay on why he’d like to post his thoughts and observations on the student experience. Bryner says he enjoys storytelling, and writing a blog also would let him provide information to prospective students on what it is like to go to the U-M Medical School.

“When I write my blog posts, I tend to write a lot about how medical students think, or are supposed to think, or how their thinking is supposed to change,” Bryner says. “The thing I hope shines through is that being a third year student is simultaneou
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