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BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 01 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:060142b
  1. Melissa Gitman, fourth year medical student1
  1. 1McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

My fondest memory of medical school is probably the first year talent show. The talent show, traditionally held by the first year class, serves as a fundraiser for a charitable organisation. The show itself is nothing more than a hodge podge of the inevitable skits, musical acts and other ‘achievements.’ Yet the show gets to the core of the student body in a way few other events do.


For that one night, we were still free to be whoever we believed ourselves to be. In that one night, I got to see my classmates in a …

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