Laureen Chan

Laureen Chan is pursuing her medical degree at SUNY Downstate, a medical school based in Brooklyn. Besides eating her way around the city, she is interested in accessible education, digital healthcare marketing, and medical writing. Other than medicine, she enjoys trying new things like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!

Income of Doctors by Specialty (With Length of Residency/Fellowship)

Income of Doctors by Specialty (With Length of Residency/Fellowship)

Income for doctors vary widely by region and specialty. In this post, we have sorted out the average income of doctors by their specialty/subspecialty and have also included how much training is needed. This information will be updated yearly and is collected from AAMC. The salary numbers are as of 2020.

How Long Does It Take To Become a Doctor

How Long Does It Take To Become a Doctor

So you want to be a doctor? Watching enough Grey’s Anatomy or House can get you hyped to become a doctor. It seems scrubs and white coats have never been more attractive. But before you can be on the floor running to coding patients, you have to slough through years of training, practicing on cadavers […]

Total Cost of Applying to Med School (Low to High End)

Total Cost of Applying to Med School (Low to High End)

Medical school is an investment for your future, yes, but you actually need to invest a bit just to get into medical school. When I applied to medical school, I remember accruing more and more costs as I went through the process. All I remember was taking out my credit card for “a little more each […]

Does Scribing Help with Medical School Applications

Does Scribing Help with Medical School Applications

First of all, it’s amazing that you are choosing to pursue medicine as your calling! Applying to medical school is just the beginning of your odyssey. Unfortunately, there’s just one downside. You will be competing with over 70,000 students who have stellar academic backgrounds as you do. So there’s pressure to stand out.

Checklist for Applying to Medical School

Checklist for Applying to Medical School

Every year, thousands of students undergo the arduous task of applying to medical school in the early summer, starting another “cycle,” the term used to call each application year. Truth be told, medical school application requirements may vary from school to school. That being said, despite little differences, several things are required in a fundamental […]