Have you ever been reading a textbook and, well, fallen asleep? I have. Countless times. You know what I’ve never really fallen asleep doing? Watching funny movies or reading a comic book (like Calvin and Hobbes, my childhood favorite). Picmonic is a beautiful brain baby of comics, movies, and the medical information you need to know.
I can learn the material on a Picmonic and then use the Master mode in the Picmonic Player to see if I can build the story back myself. It’s not just a flashcard you flip over, but an interactive tool to make sure you really know the material.
Gliptin the griffin keeping those Dipper forks (DPP IV) down to increase insulin? Got it. Won’t forget it. Forever embedded in my brain. The work people put into these Picmonics is ridiculous!
In 10 minutes, I can guarantee that I master a topic. Oh, so your girlfriend needs a few more minutes to do her hair before going out? Perhaps your lecture got out early but you’re stuck on campus for one more didactic session? Picmonic is the best tool to efficiently learn a topic when you have a few minutes of downtime.
We already have so much to memorize and learn to prepare for Step 1. Anything we can do to lighten the load and make the process easier is a must.Although I didn’t use Picmonic during my first years in medical school, I’m using it now for my clinical rotations. I hope you can learn from my experiences though and just get started that first day you walk into school. Why not just load up one on your computer and round up some strangers from your class and be the star of the class? Bring beers!
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