Achieving effective single-tracked concentration is a difficult feat - often more so for some than others. As someone who belongs in the former group, I've taken it upon myself to become an archeologist, searching for the lost artifacts that comprise what it means to hone the skill of simple concentration. Admitting it's a common problem in an increasingly hyperactive world full of social media, advertisements left and right, and a never-ending stream of emails…Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on September 18, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments
By now you’ve seen a couple posts here and there about incorporating mindfulness into your professional development and overall career navigation. After seeing so much interest and so many inquiries regarding mindfulness (hooray, btw) we’ve decided to launch an official mindfulness series - welcome to Mindful with myHCN. We’ll be posting on here regularly every month, so keep your eyes peeled and mind open.
Added by Neha Sharma on August 1, 2018 at 7:53am — No Comments
Never a better time to spruce up you look than the summer time. Sure, maybe you can get yourself a different new ‘do to compliment your fresh tan. While we always support keeping it fresh with your style, we’re talking more about sprucing up your resume, aka. your individual professional marketing campaign ad.Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on July 19, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments
We all get to that point in our professional or educational pathways where we hit a fork in the road -- or maybe even a comb in the road. Multiple different directions to go in. Difficult choices to make. Questions surrounding our potential options. Unlike most multiple choice exams, there often isn’t one of those finicky options available to us like “D: All of the above.” Decision-making in life is a little more complex than filling in bubbles on a scantron,…Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on May 30, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments
How does one become confident in their career pursuits? Often we find ourselves doubting the process, questioning the steps, and becoming our own harshest skeptics about our choices. Leave the critics to handle Zagat and Oscars for restaurants and movies, and change your mindset about your authentic health pathway.
We had the honor of chatting with Calliope Holingue — Johns Hopkins University PhD student, BA and…Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on February 27, 2018 at 10:16am — No Comments
Each and every one of us has a unique story. We all have a very specific preface that has led us to where we are today. We have unwritten blank pages for the weeks, months, and years that lie ahead of today. At myHCN, we like to dive deep into these stories and share.
We had the opportunity to chat with Maribel Sierra, a long-time myHCN member, HCC alum, and passionate public health professional and graduate…Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on February 8, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments
This time of the year comes with many thoughts, emotions, and perhaps even questions. It’s a time when you may be wrapping up loose ends, reflecting on the year, and preparing for the upcoming one. Amidst all this reflection on the past and planning for the future, we tend to lose sight of one thing — the present.
You may have just gotten through finals, recently finished secondary applications for medical school, sent in your apps for graduate school, or completed…Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on December 23, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
By Neha Sharma and Janet Umenta
Special Guest Dean Marlyn Delva
Applying to graduate school is an exciting and transformative milestone in your career pathway. Naturally, this decision doesn’t come without a number of questions. If this sounds like you, perfect! Having questions means you’re headed in the right direction when it comes to choosing your…Continue
Added by Neha Sharma on December 6, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments