Thursday, November 17, 2005

The First of Many

I started a blog not too long ago and wanted it to be something about my life that the world could see. No particular audience. A few months later I ended up in Poland studying medicine and my blog's been changed to a "Medical Blog". More specifically, an account of my experiences as a medical student. The interesting things that happen, the material that strikes the heart, topics that may compell people to wonder, and just plain stupid old me.
Because of this, I searched a few days ago for other Medical Student Blogs and found some. I was a little surprised that there are such blogs, but also kind of expected it. It was kind of hard finding some, or atleast I though so. I read some blogs from all around the world. Ranging from the States and Australia to India and Ukraine (and of course mine in Poland).
I thought it would be interesting to see if a Medical Student Blog Webring could be formed as I couldn't really find one (or maybe just didn't look hard enough :) ). I have no high hopes for this project and I wouldn't be dissappointed if it didn't work out...but if it did, that would be pretty cool. Not to mention helpful for others.
If you have a link to a blog that you'd like on this place, please email me through the Profiles section or through my blog or coment somewhere. I'd also like to get your location to put on the link. I ask that you take the icon that's on the right side at the bottom (and now at the top), the Medical Student Blogs (Med Student) picture thing, similar to the "I power Blogspot" one, and place it on your site somewhere with a link to this one, but that's not necessary. I know not everyone is a "Med Student" (because there are people who have graduated from med school :) ) but medicine is constantly changing and I guess you can consider yourself a student of medicine for life. Hopefully something will come of this :)

37 Comments:

At November 21, 2005 at 1:37 PM, Blogger Michael said...

Nice idea you've got up. I wish you well in your medical studies.

I'm not a medical student any more (I graduated in 2002), but I still have a blog if you're interested: http://www.michaeltam.com.

I live in Sydney Australia and studied medicine at the University of New South Wales.

Best regards.

 
At November 30, 2005 at 2:58 PM, Blogger Dan said...

Hi Mark,

I haven't been updating my blog for quite a while and have only just seen your comment.

I will add a link to your page on my blog in the next couple of days.

Look forward to the webring - got my fingers crossed.

Dan

 
At December 1, 2005 at 2:53 PM, Blogger Dan said...

Hi again Mark,

I'm in England. Have put your link on the site now (hopefully it'll work).

You may want to check out another students site - not strictly just about medical student life, but an interesting/amusing read.

mike.fretnoise.com

Dan

 
At December 2, 2005 at 1:52 PM, Anonymous Mike said...

Hi Mark, Dan got in touch with me and I've put a link to your blog on my webpage.

Keep writing ;)

Mike

 
At December 7, 2005 at 3:33 PM, Blogger Cathleen said...

I've linked to you too. My blog's at http://cmdmd.blogsome.com

 
At December 12, 2005 at 7:15 PM, Blogger Dr John Crippen said...

Hi Mark

I will follow your blog. Have a look at NHS BLOG DOCTOR which may give you some insight into medicine in the UK

 
At September 20, 2006 at 4:52 PM, Anonymous topher said...

I think this is a great idea. Do I just grab the "medstudent" button and throw it on the ol' blog?

 
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At December 1, 2006 at 9:26 PM, Blogger dibasic said...

This really is a great Idea. I've added the button to my page

 
At January 4, 2007 at 5:14 PM, Blogger Amy said...

Would you consider adding a link to my travel nurse blog located at http://travelnursingjob.blogspot.com/?

Thanks,

Amy Robbins, B.S.N.

 
At February 17, 2007 at 10:59 PM, Blogger [mt] said...

[OOT]:
finally we found it..great job Mark.. :D
Is there any idea to put all blogs on bloglines or something else..

 
At March 20, 2007 at 2:09 AM, Blogger Stockton Hercules said...

I'll only be a medical student for a few more weeks (yay!), but I would also love to be listed.

prosopagnosia.blogspot.com

 
At April 28, 2007 at 11:11 PM, Anonymous Touro said...

Great idea for a med student blog ring.

Can you add http://www.tugsa.net ?

A blog for gay, lesbian, transgender Medical Students at Touro University in California, USA.

Thanks!

 
At May 9, 2007 at 6:20 PM, Blogger anuja said...

Hi there,

Its a great idea.. that you have formed a medical blogs ring.

I am a medical student in India. Though my blog isnt only about my medschool.. I think it would be great to have it added to the growing list:)

Thanks!

 
At July 5, 2007 at 6:48 AM, Blogger Seeji said...

Hi,

Nice idea for a blog.. I seriously wish, if only i had got this idea before :)

I graduated from med school in 2003 and now specializing in clinical pharmacology. If possible link me up in the growing list. www.clinpharm.blogspot.com

Thanks

 
At January 8, 2008 at 1:22 PM, Blogger Y. S. said...

Great idea. I had the idea in my mind for a while but now I'll forget about it as it has already been done ;) !!

Can you please blogroll me?

My MD Journey
http://prep4md.blogspot.com/

Medical Videos!
http://prep4md.blogspot.com/

Thanks in advance :)

 
At March 22, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Blogger Arps said...

Ahoy there...
I'm a Final Yr Medic from Jodhpur, India...
Tho my blog is not totally abt medical stuff... It more about my life in general, with bits of my College life dropped in.

Its called "A(n)nals Of An Idle Mind" :
http://www.arps1586.blogspot.com/

Cheers.
Arps

 
At October 11, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Blogger JaLpArI said...

Hey mark, a pretty cool idea. . . And its goin really really well. Isnt it? You've got docs and docs to be from so many countries. . . Wow.:-).
Well, am Almas Shamim from India. . . And i write two blogs. . "confrontation with mbbs" is only bout my studies and "jalpari" is bout my life in general including medicat bits too. . . Hope you can add both. . . The links are
http://almaskiranshamim.blogspot.com

http://almasshamim.blogspot.com

respectively,. . . I shall add you today itself . . . .
take care
tatas
P.S "jalpari" is Hindi for mermaid :)

 
At December 16, 2008 at 4:26 PM, Blogger keynesiandoc said...

Hi there,

Great idea. I'm not currently in medical school, but I will be starting the fall of next year. I'd be happy to join the blogring if you folks would have me :)

http://nosuchthingasfreehealthcare.blogspot.com/

 
At January 4, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Blogger KeyzEr SoZe said...

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At January 23, 2009 at 3:31 AM, Blogger Andrew said...

I have started mine, Freshmen in Pre-Med. Hopefully, I can keep on updating. Would like to hear from others about their experiences. I tend to get bored when I am not reading and would not mind talking to others. Yep, later guys.

-Andrew

 
At June 5, 2009 at 3:22 AM, Anonymous jeff said...

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At November 10, 2009 at 10:13 AM, Anonymous qichan said...

wow.. what a really great idea i really want to join this but unfortunately my blog isn't in english language >,< maybe later.. well, good luck anyway n keep updating the blog, 'kay^^

 
At January 10, 2010 at 1:39 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A great idea - I would love to join your circle and post a link to you on my blog. It has only just started but lets see where it goes

http://internal-optimist.blogspot.com/

 
At February 26, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is a nice resource. I am very new to blogging, but I would love to be listed here. Thanks!

http://doctorme4.blogspot.com/

 
At August 4, 2010 at 5:10 PM, Blogger Young One said...

Hi Mark,

I've just started a blog about study skills and revision for finals. would love to be listed here.

http://finalsrevision.blogspot.com/

Thanks!

;-)

 
At September 1, 2010 at 11:03 PM, Blogger D said...

Great blog! I'm studying in the neighbouring country of hungary: http://thedoctordream.blogspot.com/

best of luck
xo

 
At October 14, 2010 at 6:37 AM, Blogger Sevgi said...

Hi!
I just started at Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago.
I started my blog while going through the application process, and hopefully I can keep it up for the next few years. Currently my blog is focused on life in med school, but I have entries on life outside of medschool as well.

http://sevgi-223.blogspot.com/

Sevgi

 
At November 18, 2010 at 5:51 PM, Blogger itscomplicated said...

This is a really good idea. I've been looking for something like this. I'm a medical student in Birmingham, blogging about medical school and life in general. Sometimes it's just rants but I do try and focus it on medicine as far as I can.

http://complicated-it-is.blogspot.com/

:D

 
At January 29, 2011 at 3:30 PM, OpenID guidetomedschool said...

Great idea! Came across it a little late though :)
In case I'm not too late, I set up a blog a little while ago:

http://guidetomedschool.wordpress.com

It would be cool to be added :)
Also, check out:

killingroses.yolasite.com (which is more about life OUTSIDE of medschool, but from a medstudent's perspective- South Africa)

 
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At May 19, 2011 at 7:06 AM, Blogger Vandra said...

I have a blog at beadoc.blogspot.com. I am a current medical school student and my target audience is medical students and pre-med students.

 
At May 25, 2011 at 11:15 AM, Anonymous Streaming said...

I think this medical blog help students with good advices and opinions from medical work.It should be well considered.

 
At June 6, 2011 at 2:52 AM, Blogger RadKen said...

Hey I have a Blog at mymedicalpursuit@blogspot.com please add me to your list of medical blogs my target audience is anyone who wants to follow my experiences.

 
At August 13, 2011 at 9:23 PM, Anonymous nwoodley said...

I have a blog at:
http://lifeofadundeemedstudent.wordpress.com/wp-admin/

I would love it if you could add it to your network! I'm a medical student at Dundee University, Scotland and I tend to give tips to prospective medical students about the application process in general, as well as life at Dundee medical school.

 
At October 10, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Anonymous nisha said...

hey mark,
great job! i am a medical student frm goa, india. here's my blog

http://nizzamycin.blogspot.com/

i would love to be a part of this network.

 
At June 3, 2012 at 2:44 AM, Blogger The Lobatomy said...

Hi Mark,

Thank you for creating this wonderful source for medical students! I would be grateful to join your network, my blog's site is http://lobatomy.blogspot.com/

 

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