2nd Year

During a lecture in my second year of medical school, we had an interactive panel discussion on the many actionsRead More →

Blue = Schwann cell,  pink = nucleus of Schwann cell,  yellow = axon of a peripheral nerve Schwann cells areRead More →

Embryology! One of my favorite topics. I am absolutely fascinated about how the body grows, folds and divides during theRead More →

Lectures: Intro to the Integument Block, Language of Dermatology, Common Infections of the Skin, Pre-Lab Orientation, Skin Histology Lab, PhysiologyRead More →

This daily doodle focuses on Acne Vulgaris, an inflammatory condition of the pilosebaceous unit that is associated with the formation of “comedones” (plugged hair follicles).Read More →

Introduction to Hematologic Malignancy During this lecture, we learned how to approach Hematologic Malignancy, with the focus on 5 majorRead More →

Three of my favorite cells in the body: osteoblasts, osteocytes and osteoclasts. This trio of cells play a key roleRead More →

This Daily Doodle represents depression and it is inspired by an illustration published in JAMA on Bipolar Disorder, which IRead More →

In today’s lecture and gross anatomy lab, we learned about the various bones, muscles, vessels and nerves of the neck.Read More →

This Daily Doodle features the Homunculus of the Primary Motor Cortex. The primary motor cortex is a strip of theRead More →

This Daily Doodle captures the first time I saw an optic disc using an ophthalmoscope! The optic disc is locatedRead More →

During today’s lecture, we covered several common Inflammatory skin disorders, including: Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Pityriasis Rosea and LichenRead More →

Today is World Diabetes Day, represented by the blue ring symbol. This daily doodle features the three main tissues involvedRead More →

This daily doodle highlights some of the physical signs seen in hypercholesterolemia conditions, such as Familial Hypercholesterolemia. When cholesterol levelsRead More →

First day of Endocrine! This daily doodle features a VLDL, one of the five major groups of lipoproteins (chylomicrons, very-low-density lipoprotein,Read More →

A healthy platter of food for your bones! Salmon packed with Vitamin D (but not as much as what youRead More →

Today, we had an orientation on breast and pelvic exams to prepare us for our clinical skills sessions next week.Read More →

This daily doodle captures all, well, most, of the blood cellular components which are all derived from the main haematopoieticRead More →

This daily doodle represents the development of the Red Blood Cell in the bone marrow. This process is called ErythropoiesisRead More →

Pathology of the Upper GI, Malabsorption Syndromes and Introduction to GI Clinical Skills. This daily doodle features Helicobacter pylori, aRead More →

In lecture, we covered the physiology of Gastric Secretion and Peptic Ulcer Disease. Here is the upper gastrointestinal mucosa, whichRead More →

Embryology of Foregut and review of GI Gross Anatomy. During the embryology lecture, we went over the development of theRead More →

First day of 2nd year!  The GI block started off with an overview of the GI tract histology and thenRead More →