The seven stages of medical school
Rebecca Monks shows that Shakespeare is still relevant to medics
- By: Rebecca Monks
“All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.”
Your English teacher might have made you read some mushy waffle about a bloke called Romeo and told you that it was a classic from years ago. Well, the above quote is from the play “As You Like It,” which was written by the same guy who produced that masterpiece: Shakespeare.
So, what has that got to do with our days at medical school? Well, not only is “all the world a stage,” but so is “all of medical school” and your entire career after that. See what you think.
“At first the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms.”
Once again, alcohol rears its ugly head. The first couple of years at medical school