Deny the Impostor Syndrome

  It’s like clockwork. At the end of each academic school year, I’m always over it. But I usually bounce back after that last final exam. But this time, it’s different. I officially transitioned from a PhD student to a PhD candidate as of May 1st and from that day on it’s like everything changed….

Ph.D.? Research?

I often hear the question, “what is a Ph.D.”? Or when I tell someone that I’m doing my Ph.D. in Public Health, they ask me, “can you prescribe and see patients”? No lol I have to then explain that I’m not “that kind of doctor”. I’m not studying to be a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)….