hi, i’m back

I’m back! & for my new friends… Hi there!! My name is Krit and some days I call myself student doctor Krit & days I am really feeling it, I call myself the Beyoncé of Public Health & Medicine. I am a rising second year osteopathic medical student.  My journey to medicine was non-traditional af […]

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the growth years: medical scribing

Upon graduating from undergrad with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor’s of Science in Human Biology & my lil creative writing minor, I immediately entered the field of medical scribing. Let’s rewind to how I got there, because I know many of those that are reading this are pre-medical students seeking a little guidance […]

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public health, my first real love

It is National Public Health Week! A week put coordinated by the American Public Health Association to dedicate an entire week to Public Health. Two years ago I remember anticipating this week as part of the George Washington University Public Health Student Association board. Coordinating events – academically and socially relevant – and truly encompassing […]

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med school: one block from ms2

Today I started the last block of MS1. My last block of my first year of medical school. I remember 7 years ago, graduating from undergrad and not thinking there was any way I could get into medical school. I remember feeling as if I was the biggest failure, ruining my entire future career over […]

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the growth years: undergrad

Here it goes, complete transparency. If there is something that I don’t answer in these blog posts, feel free to ask! I hope by reading my journey, it helps you with yours, in any part of your journey. Before I dive in I want to add, a lot of my journey can apply to those […]

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Systemic Racism: The FOUNDATION of America.

Why is racism such a big deal? If the history of America and the current state of America is not enough proof to convince you that racism is the foundation of America or if you are a numbers person and want quantitative proof. This is the post for you. We are going to briefly review […]

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Racism is a Public Health Crisis

The previous post touched on the definition of racism, and the different types of racism in the previous post. Now I want to shift the focus to Racism as a Public Health issue. Racism has been in America since the founding of this country.

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Police Brutality is a Public Health Issue

Before I dive in, I want to say I am disgusted, heartbroken and livid with what I have been seeing. Rest in Power George Floyd. 🙏🏽 Police brutality is a public health issue, and the American Public Health Association has acknowledged it as such.

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Social Determinants of Health 101

Let’s talk about a really important foundational concept, that is only touched once or twice in medical school but is the basis of public health – Social Determinants of Health.

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A Kritical Look – The Beginning

A Kritical Look is more than a “medfluencer” blog. It is the perspective of medicine, beyond medicine. It is about advocacy, mentorship, social justice, breaking barriers, and an honest, blunt perspective of your not-so-average medical student.

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