Rhona's rules (on what being a medical student and doctor is all about)
In her last issue as senior editor of the Student BMJ, Rhona MacDonald shares her take on life
Let's get one thing straight from the start. The rules outlined in this article are for me. They are my rules that I have worked out by myself over five years of medical school, eight years of practising medicine, 10 years of being a patient, four years of being the editor of Career Focus and three and a half as the senior editor of the Student BMJ.
Through these various roles, I have learned and experienced more than I could ever have imagined and this has instilled some strong principals and values that guide the way I live my life--“Rhona's rules.” So please do not think that I am telling you what to do or how to live your own life--feel free to strongly disagree with my take on things, ignore, or possibly use as suggestions to help you with your own life and career.
This is especially for those