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Articles written by Samantha Darnall-werlinger M.d.

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  • Part two: Getting the most out of your health care

    Samantha Darnall-Werlinger M.D.|Jul 27, 2023

    1. After your visit: Your physician may order blood work, x-rays or a scan of your body. If the concern is acute or potentially a threat to your immediate health, you may be asked to wait for your results in the clinic. Normally, patients may leave and await their results from home. If the physician has requested a follow-up appointment, schedule prior to your departure. We highly encourage this step as the schedules fill up very quickly. 2. Results: Nowadays, many health institutions offer an a...

  • Medical school journey

    Samantha Darnall-Werlinger M.D.|Mar 30, 2023

    It has been nine years since my medical school acceptance. I can describe my personal process in two words: arduous and lengthy. Now, this may not be the case for all people who apply to medical school. A few individuals may be able to apply directly out of undergrad and be accepted. I'll speak from my experience which had a few more detours involved. I am the first person in my family to become a physician. This added unique challenges while applying to medical school - I essentially had to bla...