Author - Ammar Rahim, MD

How to Match into Family Medicine Residency — Other than the Obvious

Family practice is a broad branch of medicine that encompasses delivering comprehensive health care to patients regardless of their age, gender, or type of problem. Family medicine physicians are often the first line of care in a primary care setting and are expected to play a central role in health care’s new landscape If you’re reading this, I probably don’t have to tell you the importance of step scores and clinical rotation evaluations. In order to put yourself in the best position to...

5 Reasons to Invest in Noise Canceling Headphones in Medical School & Beyond

Let’s face the facts, medical students are poor, we’re up to our eyeballs in debt and don’t exactly lead the so called “doctor lifestyle.” Where we choose to spend our hard earned student loan dollars is not a trivial issue. I’ve had my pair of noise canceling for nearly my entire medical school career (Bose QC 15) and I couldn’t be more satisfied with the purchase. Should you take the plunge and go for a pair? Definitely. Here are 5 reasons why. <a href=’’s your...