A new DoctorSpouses post is up!
Physical fitness is a large part of military training, even for doctors. Most four-year HPSP students will go to Commissioned Officer Training (boot camp) between their M1 and M2 years. This means they will need to be at the top of their athleticism exactly after a year of poor eating, high stress, little sleep, and likely even less exercise.
What this means for potential HPSP students is to start training early and often. The better shape you are in before med school, the better shape you will be in even after a year of all the habits you will caution future patients against!
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