Arianna Yanes

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Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Jul 31, 2017

Surmounting Step 1

When it comes to the USMLE Step 1 examination, the dedicated study period…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Jan 17, 2017

Lessons From the Cadaver Lab

The smell was unbearable at first. It hit me like a wave when…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Sep 26, 2016

Time for Myself

Medicine is about serving others. It’s about developing a set of skills and…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - May 18, 2016

Reconnecting

It was my first time interviewing a patient. Standing outside the room, I…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Apr 19, 2016

Yes, and…

“Thank you for role-playing with me,” said the standardized patient, a hired actor…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Dec 22, 2015

Making Time

When I arrived at medical school, I was bombarded with resources. Websites, books,…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Sep 15, 2015

The White Coat

I live in Chicago, which means I own many coats. I have a…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Jul 28, 2015

The Calm Before the Storm

The summer before medical school is generally regarded as the last time of…

Arianna Yanes

by Arianna Yanes - Mar 23, 2015

The Combined Medical Program Experience

In high school, I was always working toward college. The classes I took,…

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