:: You should know October 22, 2007Posted by Minci 先生 in Medical School.
An English friend of mine just got back from her electives. She did it in Malaysia and she said that final year medical students there, were way more ‘superior’ and ‘adept’ than us here.
“You’re from England, you should know this”
Yea. She got that a couple of times.
How does that make me feel knowing that I will be a government hospital HO in (hopefully) 10 months time?
Suicidal. Freakingly terrified. Bet there’s going to be a lot of sarcasm when I do my electives in 2 months. Am I under-educated here with limited hands-on/few spoon feeding or are the expectations just a way bit higher back in Malaysia? Hmm.. sometimes you don’t know things just because you don’t know you have to know. Does it make sense?
Either way, I’m pretty sure that ‘graduation’ (in the future) means I’ve been acknowledged to have a safe pair of hands to work with regardless of how many causes of raised serum rhubarb* I could think of.
Kinda discovered that it was a medical slang. Also meant to be a ‘we don’t know what the hell is wrong with you, so we’re just going to test everything’.